tour: update README to more closely match the blog

The new README for the tour has a similar markdown structure to the
blog, and includes instructions for filing issues and running local
servers.

Change-Id: I8392598d78d4c9b3c0341c38f0a64c52a2aac070
Reviewed-on: https://go-review.googlesource.com/c/148038
Reviewed-by: Dmitri Shuralyov <dmitshur@golang.org>
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tree: cf1dc76fe35e6b95161123277b3752b9fa1dd96e
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  2. AUTHORS
  3. CONTRIBUTING.md
  4. CONTRIBUTORS
  5. LICENSE
  6. README.md
  7. TODO
  8. TRANSLATE
  9. app.yaml
  10. appengine.go
  11. codereview.cfg
  12. content/
  13. fmt.go
  14. gotour/
  15. local.go
  16. pic/
  17. reader/
  18. solutions/
  19. static/
  20. template/
  21. tools/
  22. tour.go
  23. tree/
  24. wc/
README.md

Go Tour

A Tour of Go is an introduction to the Go programming language. Visit https://tour.golang.org to start the tour.

Download/Install

To install the tour from source, first set up a workspace and then run:

$ go get golang.org/x/tour

This will place a tour binary in your workspace's bin directory, which can be run offline.

Contributing

Contributions should follow the same procedure as for the Go project: https://golang.org/doc/contribute.html

To run the tour server locally:

dev_appserver.py app.yaml

and then visit http://localhost:8080/ in your browser.

Report Issues / Send Patches

This repository uses Gerrit for code changes. To learn how to submit changes to this repository, see https://golang.org/doc/contribute.html.

The main issue tracker for the tour is located at https://github.com/golang/go/issues. Prefix your issue with “tour:” in the subject line, so it is easy to find.

License

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