Danny van Kooten relates how and…

Danny van Kooten relates how and why he rewrote his application for Boxzilla from PHP/Laraval to the Go programming language. He shares some differences and benchmarks, but since Go is a compiled language it's not a straight “apples to apples” comparison. Danny believes, “we’ll see a crazy amount of people switching from dynamically typed languages like PHP, Python and JavaScript to Go in the next few years.”

It can be a good exercise at times to expand your horizons. It might lead you to writing more efficient code and applications, or at the very least you'll have fun along the way.