Google has invented a new programming language designed to reduce the complexity of coding without compromising the performance of applications, PC World reports. Called Go, the language has been tested internally at Google but is still at an experimental stage, so the company is releasing it as open-source code in the hope that programmers will help with its future development. "We developed Go because we had become a bit frustrated with how difficult software development has become in the last 10 years or so," said Rob Pike, principal software engineer at Google. Go aims to improve on the way existing programming languages manage dependencies, which are the software components that applications reuse, Pike said. The language also is designed to handle multiprocessor work particularly well, thanks to its concurrent programming model. Go was conceived as a language for systems programming, such as for web servers, storage systems, and databases. However, Google is open to seeing it branch out into other areas…

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