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Isomorphic Go by Kamesh Balasubramanian

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Why Isomorphic Go?

There is no doubt that JavaScript is the current leading technology, in terms of market share and mindshare, for creating isomorphic web applications. On the client-side, JavaScript comes included with all the major web browsers. JavaScript can now, also exist on the server side, thanks to Node.js.

If this is the case, then why should we focus our attention on Go for creating isomorphic web applications? The answer to this question is manifold. Consider the list of answers provided here, as an initial list, which is the starting point for our discussion:

  • Go comes with type checking
  • Even the tech giants avoid Vanilla JavaScript
  • Transpiling code to Vanilla JavaScript has become widely accepted
  • Go comes with a lot of benefits ...

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