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Isomorphic Go by Kamesh Balasubramanian

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Nomenclature

I used the term Isomorphic Go as the title for my introductory presentation on the subject of developing isomorphic web applications in Go at GopherCon India. The title of my presentation was inspired by the term Isomorphic JavaScript. The term Isomorphic JavaScript was coined by Charlie Robbins in his 2011 blog post (https://blog.nodejitsu.com/scaling-isomorphic-javascript-code/), Scaling Isomorphic JavaScript Code.

The word isomorphism comes from mathematics. In Greek, iso means equal and morphosis means to form or to shape.

A debate has existed within the JavaScript community on the usage of the term isomorphic to describe a web application that contains code that can run on either the client or on the server. Some members ...

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