The Go programming language
Clone or download
GuilhermeCaruso and ianlancetaylor encoding/json: add comment for mashalererror struct
Change-Id: Iaabbfe5a4c1bbedd19d4087f1b79e5a38bdd3878
GitHub-Last-Rev: 55c91fc
GitHub-Pull-Request: #29752
Reviewed-by: Ian Lance Taylor <>
Latest commit 5fae09b Jan 16, 2019

The Go Programming Language

Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software.

Gopher image Gopher image by Renee French, licensed under Creative Commons 3.0 Attributions license.

Our canonical Git repository is located at There is a mirror of the repository at

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

After downloading a binary release, visit or load doc/install.html in your web browser for installation instructions.

Install From Source

If a binary distribution is not available for your combination of operating system and architecture, visit or load doc/install-source.html in your web browser for source installation instructions.


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

To contribute, please read the contribution guidelines:

Note that the Go project uses the issue tracker for bug reports and proposals only. See for a list of places to ask questions about the Go language.