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Awesome Websites and Projects Built with Golang

Choosing the right technology for building web, mobile or desktop apps is one of the most important challenges for a successful software product development. We’ve gathered a list of popular websites and projects using Golang. You can test these applications, and in some cases even check out their open source code.​

Carbon Games

American company, developer of online games, mobile games and games for Xbox and PlayStation consoles. The company began its history in 2012, releasing the popular Action-RTS AirMech game. Carbon Games use golang on their backend, adding WebSocket to the game session server.

Moovweb

The company was founded in 2003 in San Francisco. This is a cloud-based platform that optimizes websites and online mobile store. Over 200 companies use this service to optimize their mobile sites. The company uses Golang for backend infrastructure. Developers chose Golang because it allows network requests as fast as possible.

Basecamp

The company is known for developing the Ruby on Rails framework. Its history began in Chicago in 1999. Despite the fact that the company mainly uses Ruby, for the backend the company chose Golang. Golang has built data acquisition and storage service, log storage and offsite database backups.

SoundCloud

The company was founded in Sweden in 2008. This online platform is used to store and distribute music files. It is also called the largest musical social network. Golang is used for backend. The main benefits of this language for soundcloud are static typing and fast compilation, advanced deployment and rapid testing.

BBC

The British Broadcasting Company is the most famous news platform in the world. The first BBC program was released in 1922 in London. BBC uses Golang for various services. First, backend of many mobile applications and games is built with that language. Secondly, the language is used to process data from social networks and for analytics of collected data. Thirdly, to store various objects.