Tools for Learning Go, Golang, Gopher

Go Gopher Programming Language There are many places to learn about Go, but these are a few of the best I've found.

The Tour of Go

The Go Playground

Where to get Go

Visit Go's download page on their website and download the binary for your operating system (Linux, Mac OS, Free BSD, or Windows).

How to write programs with Go

The first stop for newcomers to the Go programming language should be Go's documentation website.

Watch a screencast on YouTube about writing, building, installing and testing Go code

Derek Banas has an excellent video on YouTube about the Go programming language. Also, he has a great blog called New Think Tank with an article about Go.

Your first Go program. "Hello, world!"

package main

import "fmt"

func main() {
fmt.Println("Hello, world!")

Text editor for Gophers (Go programmers)

People that write programs are referred to as gophers. Writing programs in Go can be done with any text editor. Here are some popular ones:


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