For many years, I considered myself a language-agnostic software developer, as I always prioritized mastering the fundamentals and learning new concepts over “playing favorites” when it comes to programming languages. Over the course of my 15-year career, I’ve written thousands of lines of code across many languages (e.g., Java, Scala, Go, etc.). It wasn’t until I mastered Go that I realized: picking the right language matters. I became a true loyalist; today, it is easily my favorite language. Its simplicity and elegance, coupled with its powerful concurrency paradigm, make it perfect for the next generation of distributed services.

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George Francis Jr

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