How much do you agree completely switching from Java to Go? I have total 9yrs of experience in Java but now I am interested in Go.

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  • GitHub repo Netty

    Netty project - an event-driven asynchronous network application framework

    From my experience most of the stuff you can do with go, you can do with java and vice versa. I have written networking applications based on and written webapps with go. I would say its other factors that play a big role.

  • GitHub repo sqlx

    general purpose extensions to golang's database/sql

    This is very frequent question from ppl coming from Java and similar languages. It might sound strange, but you will see it's absolutely valid: no frameworks. Just forget this word =) In Go you will most of the time use standard library, and some helper libraries from 3rd party toolkits. For instance in case of some "average" REST microservice I would imagine `http.Server` from standard library and `mux.Router` from `` (take a look at other repos within gorilla). For DB access it could be `database/sql`, maybe `` or maybe `

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  • GitHub repo go-pg

    Golang ORM with focus on PostgreSQL features and performance`, or `` if you need something more feature-rich. I would avoid using `go-kit` and `go-micro` "frameworks" unless you have some special requirement for it. But you can take a look to have an idea of what Go "framework" may look like.

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