This is a particularly accessible description of the impact of specific design features of Go. Well worth reading.

Greg Kroah-Hartman

Knowing how systems work makes all the difference in the world when implementing a language.  Here’s some great examples of what the Go developers have done to make their code fast.  I wish C could do some of them…

Five things that make Go fast | Dave Cheney

Brian Lane June 11, 2014 08:52

I found the Escape analysis especially interesting.

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