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Golang Vs Python: What’s Your Best Pick For AI

  • 5 February 2020
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Python programming language has been gaining popularity over the past few years.

Total programming languages worldwide is estimated to be between the range of 256 and above 8,000. However, every developer has their favorite language. But there are only a few numbers of programming languages that top the list when it comes to broad use across various domains and industries.

AI programming has gone far beyond one could speculate. Companies dealing with healthcare, real estate, or verticals like e-commerce are now adopting AI in their product development. Before getting into a conclusion, most development team decides which language would be the right pick for the project. Thus, many times choosing the language comes down to Golang and Python.

However, there are certain parameters to take heed when comparing which programming languages to choose from. Some of the parameters are:


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Well, as I’m seeing the very same android on the covers of products such as software and AI resources… I guess within some years they’re just going to get a narcissistic consciousness and develop a language on their own


I subjectively think python is better for AI despite the fact that I've never had an encounter with Golang. Well the popularity of python in the domain in question can speak for itself other factors such as simplicity being equal. 


Ofcourse python


I’m not familiar with golang and only somewhat familiar with python so I did a Google search. I’d suggest you do the same as I found some comparisons between the two that led me to conclude that it depends on the application. Golang appears to have the edge for larger systems so I think it depends on what you want to do.

On the other hand, Python is a good general purpose scripting language which is worth knowing for other reasons. Homesite