Building and distributing a command line tool in Golang

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  • gurl

    Now that we have all the pieces together, it's time to produce binaries for multiple platforms so we can distribute them. Now it's easier to clone the repo to follow along, so you don't have to type everything.

  • cobra

    A Commander for modern Go CLI interactions

    We'll use cobra, one of the best command-line libraries available in Go, to parse the commands. In cobra everything is a cobra.Command, and you can have commands with subcommands (like git status, status here is a subcommand of git).

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  • goreleaser

    Deliver Go binaries as fast and easily as possible

    To automate it to the next level, you can also use a tool like goreleaser that can automatically build for multiple targets and even push the binaries as a release to GitHub, GitLab, or other source control repositories.

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