Google Launches Version 1.1 Of Its Go Programming Language, Promises Noticeable Performance Boost

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http://techcrunch.com – Google today launched version 1.1 of its open source Go programming language. It’s been more than a year since Google launched version 1.0 of Go. The language, which puts an emphasis on concurrency and speed, has seen three maintenance releases since then, but the team has been conservative with bumping up its version numbers. This new version, however, the Go team writes, introduces a number of significant performance-related improvements that warrant the new version number and existing Go code should run noticeably faster when built with Go 1.1. Version 1 was meant to show that Go had (IT news)