Re: [Nolug] Go

From: joe jonass <jdj2005_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:36:45 -0600
Message-ID: <CACcZnXjw3aD3zey1b245wt09k9nzQq=CPsx-5c6S8WeKY10Mww@mail.gmail.com>

Let us know how it runs.

On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 4:10 PM, John Souvestre <johns@sstar.com> wrote:

> P.S.
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> >>> It would be interesting to write a 'go' application that handles alot
> of request and see if it distributes it across the cores.
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> I plan on doing that, probably with some compute-bound task (easier and
> more deterministic). Just as soon as I learn a bit more about Go.
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> Btw Ė a coroutine in Go is called a goroutine. J
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> Also: Both Go and Haskell are still evolving, but they are formally
> released and very stable. From what I read they both are ďready for prime
> timeĒ and are being used in a number of places for production code. They
> are available on multiple platforms and come with a normal assortment of
> tools. The 3rd party libraries (always a good measurement) are
> respectable sizes, too.
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> John
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> John Souvestre - New Orleans LA - (504) 454-0899
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> *From:* owner-nolug@stoney.kellynet.org [mailto:
> owner-nolug@stoney.kellynet.org] *On Behalf Of *joe jonass
> *Sent:* Thu, December 12, 2013 3:37 pm
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> *To:* nolug@nolug.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Nolug] Go
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> One of the blogs at the site says that it is geared for concurrent
> programming and not parallelism (
> http://blog.golang.org/concurrency-is-not-parallelism).
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> It would be interesting to write a 'go' application that handles alot of
> request and see if it distributes it across the cores.
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> On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 2:16 PM, John Souvestre <johns@sstar.com> wrote:
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> Hi Joe.
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> Itís a relatively new language which some Google people designed as a
> replacement for C and possibly other systems languages. Besides a simpler,
> cleaner syntax it includes built-in primitives for concurrency.
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> At the moment my interest is mainly academic. Iím interested in languages
> which make it easier to take advantage of multi-core processors.
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> John
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> John Souvestre - New Orleans LA - (504) 454-0899
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> *From:* owner-nolug@stoney.kellynet.org [mailto:
> owner-nolug@stoney.kellynet.org] *On Behalf Of *joe jonass
> *Sent:* Thu, December 12, 2013 2:11 pm
> *To:* nolug@nolug.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Nolug] Go
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> Never heard of it. Is there a particular problem or idea that you are
> trying to match with software, paradigm, or are you looking at it from a
> academic point of view?
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> On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 3:55 AM, John Souvestre <johns@sstar.com> wrote:
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> Hi.
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> Iím also looking at the programming language Go. I was wondering if
> anyone here was using it?
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> John
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> John Souvestre - New Orleans LA - (504) 454-0899
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