Google announced the first stable release of it’s Go open source programming language. The Go version 1, or Go 1 for short, defines a language and a set of core libraries to provide a stable foundation for creating reliable products, projects, and publications. The Go 1 release is available in supported binary distributions for Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and Windows. Go promises the programs to continue to compile and run without any change, in many environments, on a timescale of years.
The Go programming language was announced in November 2009. Google along with the open source community have made thousands of contributions to the code, tests, and documentation.
Go 1 is now made the standard Go run-time on Google App Engine (GAE). The App Engine is a platform as a service cloud computing platform for developing and hosting scalable web applications in Google-managed data centers.