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://go.dev/dl/.

After downloading a binary release, visit https://go.dev/doc/install for installation instructions.

Install From Source

If a binary distribution is not available for your combination of operating system and architecture, visit https://go.dev/doc/install/source for source installation instructions.

Contributing

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

To contribute, please read the contribution guidelines at https://go.dev/doc/contribute.

Note that the Go project uses the issue tracker for bug reports and proposals only. See https://go.dev/wiki/Questions for a list of places to ask questions about the Go language.

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