Canopas Podcast #3 — What should you choose between Go and Node.js?

A guide to help you choose between Golang or Node.js as your Backend platform.
Mar 1 2022 · 2 min read

This article is on our 3rd episode of Canopas Podcast — Comparison between Golang and Node.js from various aspects.

Before starting new learning or a project, we find ourselves asking several questions like which platform should I choose? how popular is it? how much scope does it have? What prior knowledge should I have before going deep? Where can I learn it? and many more.

The below podcast will guide you about how you can choose between Golang and Node.js with a focused eye on requirements.


The podcast episode is also available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, and Amazon Music.


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Keylines of the podcast

  1. Why Golang?
  2. Why Node.js?
  3. How is the learning curve for Go and Node.js?
  4. Availability of developers for Go vs. Node.js
  5. Available resources and community state in Go vs. Node.js
  6. Which is better in terms of pre-built libraries?
  7. Which provides the best performance?
  8. Which companies use Go vs. Node.js?
  9. Availability of testing tools in Go vs. Node.js.
  10. Which is a perfect suit for achieving scalability and performing concurrency?
  11. How does error handling take place in Go vs. Node.js?
  12. Which is best for career development?
  13. What are the limitations of using Go vs. Node.js?
  14. Summary

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Nidhi Davra
Web developer@canopas | Gravitated towards Web | Eager to assist

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Nidhi Davra
Web developer@canopas | Gravitated towards Web | Eager to assist

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