The Go Programming Language

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The Go Programming Language

Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software.

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Our canonical Git repository is located at https://go.googlesource.com/go. There is a mirror of the repository at https://github.com/golang/go.

Unless otherwise noted, the Go source files are distributed under the BSD-style license found in the LICENSE file.

Download and Install

Binary Distributions

Official binary distributions are available at https://golang.org/dl/.

After downloading a binary release, visit https://golang.org/doc/install or load doc/install.html in your web browser for installation instructions.

Install From Source

If a binary distribution is not available for your combination of operating system and architecture, visit https://golang.org/doc/install/source or load doc/install-source.html in your web browser for source installation instructions.

Contributing

Go is the work of hundreds of contributors. We appreciate your help!

To contribute, please read the contribution guidelines: https://golang.org/doc/contribute.html

Note that the Go project does not use GitHub pull requests, and that we use the issue tracker for bug reports and proposals only. See https://golang.org/wiki/Questions for a list of places to ask questions about the Go language.