Golang: Compile and Run

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Copy and paste the following into a file, name the file “test.go”.

package main

import "fmt"

func main() {
    fmt.Println("i love cats")
}

To run go program, in terminal type go run test.go

To compile go program, in terminal type go build test.go

This will create a compiled file named “test”.

Compiled file can be run directly, for example ./test

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Golang

  1. Compile, Run
  2. Source Encoding
  3. Package, Import
  4. Comment
  5. Print
  6. String
  7. String Backslash Escape
  8. Rune
  9. Variable
  10. Zero Value
  11. Constant
  12. If Then Else
  13. Switch/Case
  14. Loop
  15. Basic Types
  16. Array
  17. Slice
  18. Map
  19. Struct
  20. Function
  21. Pointer
  22. String as Chars
  23. regexp
  24. Read File
  25. Write to File
  26. Walk Dir
  27. Check File Exist
  28. System Call
  29. Get Script Path
  30. Pointer
  31. Defer
  32. Random Number

Examples

  1. Match Any Regexp
  2. Find Replace
  3. Validate Links
  4. Generate Sitemap

Reference

  1. Go Spec