The best free IDE for Go

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  • LiteIDE

    LiteIDE is a simple, open source, cross-platform Go IDE.

    "technically" https://github.com/visualfc/liteide as that's an IDE

  • SpaceVim

    A community-driven modular vim/neovim distribution - The ultimate vimrc

    space vim https://spacevim.org/ with the golang layer is an excellent IDE. (I got jetbrains goland through work but I switch between the two as they have their own strengths)

  • SonarLint

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  • go

    The Go programming language

    There are a shedload of editors available that support Go - a wiki is maintained at https://github.com/golang/go/wiki/IDEsAndTextEditorPlugins

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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