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Getting started Go lang in windows

March 27, 2021

Installation

download golang from https://golang.org/

Just click next, next in the installation wizard.

setupwizard01

setupwizard02

Once the installation wizard completes, go to command prompt and type go version to check whether it’s installed properly.

go version in command prompt

Write your first Go program

Create a new folder wherever you want C:\goprg create a simple file under that folder C:\goprg\my.go

type below code

package main

import "fmt"

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

Open command prompt and go to C:\goprg folder and run below command

go run my.go

Create exe

below command to build and create exe

go build my.go

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