Fractal Ideas


Feb. 23, 2021 11 min read

How fast can you Go?

Today I will explore how profiling tools can help us make a Go program run faster.

If you expected an inspirational think piece on personal development, well, perhaps another day :-)

Like many Pythonistas, I have been frustrated by Python’s relatively slow runtime. The promise of fast execution is a key reason for learning Go. The other key reason would be goroutines, but we won’t encounter them today.

So I set out to read The …