Go Build Automation

Open-source Go projects categorized as Build Automation

Top 7 Go Build Automation Projects

  • drone

    Drone is a Container-Native, Continuous Delivery Platform

    Project mention: I want my portfolio project on Github to be public to everyone, but I don't want somebody to copy it and use commercially because propably some day I would like to do it myself with this project. What license should I use? | reddit.com/r/github | 2023-05-30

    You can check the drone license or sentry license.

  • earthly

    Super simple build framework with fast, repeatable builds and an instantly familiar syntax – like Dockerfile and Makefile had a baby.

    Project mention: Is your makefile supposed to be a justfile? | reddit.com/r/golang | 2023-03-02


  • CodiumAI

    TestGPT | Generating meaningful tests for busy devs. Get non-trivial tests (and trivial, too!) suggested right inside your IDE, so you can code smart, create more value, and stay confident when you push.

  • mage

    a Make/rake-like dev tool using Go

    Project mention: Is your makefile supposed to be a justfile? | reddit.com/r/golang | 2023-03-02


  • xc

    Markdown defined task runner.

    Project mention: Self-documenting task runner, define tasks in the README | reddit.com/r/programming | 2023-04-19
  • goyek

    Build automation in Go

    Project mention: Reason to use other Build Tool than Make? | reddit.com/r/golang | 2023-05-19

    You can also take a look at https://github.com/goyek/goyek. Personally I use either Make or goyek. Disclaimer: I am the author of goyek

  • pacur

    Automated deb, rpm and pkgbuild build system

    Project mention: pacur: Automated deb, rpm and pkgbuild build system | reddit.com/r/linux | 2023-04-21
  • grml

    A simple build automation tool written in Go

    Project mention: Learn Makefiles with the Tastiest Examples | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-05-15

    I agree. That's why we use the small grml tool as task/command runner in all our projects.


  • SonarLint

    Clean code begins in your IDE with SonarLint. Up your coding game and discover issues early. SonarLint is a free plugin that helps you find & fix bugs and security issues from the moment you start writing code. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-05-30.

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What are some of the best open-source Build Automation projects in Go? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 drone 26,879
2 earthly 9,144
3 mage 3,553
4 xc 846
5 goyek 381
6 pacur 202
7 grml 15
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