GNU/Emacs go-mode VS Watch

Compare GNU/Emacs go-mode vs Watch and see what are their differences.

GNU/Emacs go-mode

Emacs mode for the Go programming language (by dominikh)

Watch

Watches for changes in a directory tree and reruns a command in an acme win or just on the terminal. (by eaburns)
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GNU/Emacs go-mode Watch
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2.3 0.7
26 days ago about 1 year ago
Emacs Lisp Go
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License -
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GNU/Emacs go-mode

Posts with mentions or reviews of GNU/Emacs go-mode. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-25.
  • go-mode.el: Emacs mode for the Go programming language
    1 project | /r/planetemacs | 27 Jan 2022
  • setting up emacs for go programming language
    4 projects | /r/emacs | 25 Jan 2022
    It seems that most Go utilities have been submerged into gopls, the LSP server. So a lot of older websites that suggest how to configure go-mode might be outdated, because of the cultural shift away from the unix-ish little, collaborative utilities approach. This means you will need a LSP client -- the Go project has some documentation on that. I'd strongly recommend Eglot, if you are uncertain what to use(0). This page explains how to install gopls with your Go toolchain.
  • Is there an emacs equivalent of "Dash.app" ?
    6 projects | /r/emacs | 7 Aug 2021
    I haven't used Dash, so I don't know the specifics of what it works, but if it works like running pydoc or godoc or whatever Java has inside your text editor, here is a plugin for pydoc inside emacs and here's another for godoc (as part of a larger mode for go). I just tested godoc and it seems to work fine, if a little too basic.
  • How can I use the Go language on emacs?
    3 projects | /r/golang | 24 Apr 2021
    This question makes very little sense to be honest. Try using spacemacs. It has a go language server runner. Otherwise try this https://github.com/dominikh/go-mode.el

Watch

Posts with mentions or reviews of Watch. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-05.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing GNU/Emacs go-mode and Watch you can also consider the following projects:

vim-go - Go development plugin for Vim

go-plus - An Enhanced Go Experience For The Atom Editor

lsp-mode - Emacs client/library for the Language Server Protocol

vim-compiler-go - Vim compiler plugin for Go (golang)

Go for Visual Studio Code

vscode-go - Go extension for Visual Studio Code

GoSublime - A Golang plugin collection for SublimeText 3, providing code completion and other IDE-like features.

vscode-go-doc - An Microsoft Visual Code extension for Golang to print symbol definition to output

go-language-server - A Go language server.

gofumpt - A stricter gofmt