How to install Go Lang on Windows, macOS & Linux

Learn about what is Go Lang & how to get it up and running on your Windows, Mac or Linux systems.

Shivam Goyal
Nov 15, 2019 · 5 min read
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What exactly is Go Lang?

Why use Go Lang? +1’s of GoLang?

Is Go Lang the future? or not?

Hail Google, Hail GoLang. ✈️

Firing GoLang on your system

Minimum System Requirements

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Minimum System Requirements

Downloading Go Lang Installation Files

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Downloadable options available

Setting up on Windows

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Running MSI Installer for Go Lang

Setting up on macOS 🍎

Setting up on Linux

$ sudo tar -C /usr/local -xzf go1.13.4.linux-amd64.tar.gz
$ export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/go/bin

Verifying your installation

$ cd C:/Users/{%USERPROFILE%}
$ mkdir go/src/hello
$ cd go/src/hello
package mainimport "fmt"func main() {
fmt.Printf("Hello, World..!!\n")
}
$ go build
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Live commands on Windows Terminal

Congratulations!

🎯 That’s all for today.

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