6 months with GoLang after many years with PHP

Dan Gurgui
Dec 29, 2019 · 5 min read

I discovered PHP when I was 16 years old. It was the first language that I used for real programming. Back then I was using it to evaluate forms submitted by users and send an email, mostly “contact us” forms. Over the years I always kept PHP as my strength and I always made sure that I’m constantly expanding my PHP knowledge and skills. I don’t think I’m a master in PHP, but it’s the language I know best. In the past, I had the chance to work with Ruby, JAVA, Python, and NodeJS for small or medium projects. These experiences allowed me to see how PHP compares to other…