A curated list of awesome Go frameworks, libraries and software. Inspired by awesome-python.
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Awesome Go

A curated list of awesome Go frameworks, libraries and software. Inspired by awesome-python.

Web Frameworks

Full stack web frameworks.

  • Martini - Martini is a powerful package for quickly writing modular web applications/services in Golang.
  • Gorilla - Gorilla is a web toolkit for the Go programming language.
  • Gin - Gin is a web framework written in Go! It features a martini-like API with much better performance, up to 40 times faster. If you need performance and good productivity.
  • Goji - Goji is a minimalistic web framework for Golang that's high in antioxidants.
  • web.go - A simple framework to write webapps in Go.
  • pat - Sinatra style pattern muxer for Go’s net/http library, by the author of Sinatra.
  • Revel - A high-productivity web framework for the Go language.
  • Beego - beego is an open-source, high-performance web framework for the Go programming language.
  • traffic - Sinatra inspired regexp/pattern mux and web framework for Go.

Template Engine

Libraries and tools for templating and lexing.

  • mustache - A Go implementation of the Mustache template language.
  • kasia.go - Templating system for HTML and other text documents - go implementation.
  • gold - Gold is a template engine for Go. This simplifies HTML coding in Go web application development. This is influenced by Slim and Jade.
  • Razor - Razor view engine for Golang.

Authentication and OAuth

Libraries for implementing authentications schemes.

  • goauth - A Go library for doing header-based OAuth over HTTP or HTTPS. Mostly created for working with Twitter.
  • httpauth - HTTP Authentication middlewares.


Databases implemented in Go.

  • tiedot - Your NoSQL database powered by Golang.
  • diskv - A home-grown disk-backed key-value store.
  • bolt - A low-level key/value database for Go.
  • go-cache - An in-memory key:value store/cache (similar to Memcached) library for Go, suitable for single-machine applications.

Database Drivers

Libraties for connecting and operating databases.

  • Relational Databases
    • pq - Pure Go Postgres driver for database/sql.
    • go-pgsql - A PostgreSQL client package for the Go Programming Language.
    • GoMySQL - A quite complete threadsafe MySQL client library written in Go.
    • go-db - Generic database API for Go.
  • NoSQL Databases
    • mgo - MongoDB driver for the Go language that implements a rich and well tested selection of features under a very simple API following standard Go idioms.
    • redis - A simple, powerful Redis client for Go.
    • Neo4j-GO - Neo4j REST Client in golang.
    • gocouch - Couchdb client for Go.
    • gomemcache - memcache client library for the Go programming language.


Libraries for manipulating images.

  • img - A selection of image manipulation tools.
  • svgo - Go Language Library for SVG generation.
  • resize - Image resizing for the Go with common interpolation methods.


  • go-pkg-xmlx - Extension to the standard Go XML package. Maintains a node tree that allows forward/backwards browsing and exposes some simple single/multi-node search functions.
  • go-pkg-rss - This package reads RSS and Atom feeds and provides a caching mechanism that adheres to the feed specs.


  • gocheck - A more advanced testing framework alternative to gotest.
  • GoSpec - BDD-style testing framework for the Go programming language.
  • gospecify - This provides a BDD syntax for testing your Go code. It should be familiar to anybody who has used libraries such as rspec.
  • gomock - Mocking framework for the Go programming language.
  • mockhttp.go - Mock object for Go http.ResponseWriter
  • assert - Asserts to Go testing
  • Hamcrest - fluent framework for declarative Matcher objects that, when applied to input values, produce self-describing results.
  • restit - A Go micro framework to help writing RESTful API integration test.
  • ginkgo - BDD Testing Framework for Go


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