Go is an open source language supported by Google. It has great support for concurrency and has a robust standard library. Overall Go is a great programming language, it’s easy to learn and has a growing community of tools, and open source projects. Wednesday has experimented, contributed to open source, and built backend systems in Go. The APIs we have built handle volumes upwards of a million requests per hour.
A good house needs a solid foundation, product development follows the same principles. Unlike other professions where you can touch and feel their creation, software lives on servers, and it's tough to understand whether it's written well - maintainable, scalable, resilient, and fault-tolerant.