Time for me to learn this thing now and use it, rather than dabble. When a project has been forked and then re-united, you gain a certain level of confidence in its maturity and facility.
nodejs: Low boiler-plate. Very rapid prototyping of server applications. Vast package library.
golang: Steeper learning curve, but eventually zen-like. Concurrency baked into its core. Strong / static typing. High quality packages.
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