09. Installing Go

For Windows and Mac

  1. Download Go from https://golang.org/dl

  2. Download Visual Studio Code from https://code.visualstudio.com/download

For Ubuntu

  1. Install Go using Bash shell

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:longsleep/golang-backports
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install golang-go

2. Install VS Code from software center

3. Install Go extension from https://code.visualstudio.com/docs/languages/go

Checking installation

Open new terminal window and type in below command to verify Go is installed successfully.

go version

This should output current installed go version.