1. Setting up your environment Installing Go You can find the instructions for installing Go on your OS here. Once you have installed Go you can run the following command to verify that the installation succeeded: $ go version go version go1.16 darwin/amd64 Editor/IDE For programming in Go, I use Visual Studio Code as my IDE with the Go extension and I highly recommend using it.
  2. Boilerplate Let’s create a new directory, and set up the boilerplate code.