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Go by Example

Content and build toolchain for Go by Example, a site that teaches Go via annotated example programs.

Overview

The Go by Example site is built by extracting code and comments from source files in examples and rendering them via the templates into a static public directory. The programs implementing this build process are in tools, along with some vendor'd dependencies in vendor.

The built public directory can be served by any static content system. The production site uses S3 and CloudFront, for example.

Building

Build Status

To build the site you'll need Go and Python installed. Run:

$ go get github.com/russross/blackfriday
$ tools/build

To build continuously in a loop:

$ tools/build-loop

To see the site locally:

$ tools/serve

and open http://127.0.0.1:8000/ in your browser.

Publishing

To upload the site:

$ gem install aws-sdk
$ export AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=...
$ export AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY=...
$ tools/upload

License

This work is copyright Mark McGranaghan and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

The Go Gopher is copyright Renée French and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

Translations

Contributor translations of the Go by Example site are available in:

Thanks

Thanks to Jeremy Ashkenas for Docco, which inspired this project.

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