Self Updating Binary

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  • go-sparkle

    Go bindings for Sparkle

  • gobuilder

    Automatic Golang building project

    https://github.com/luzifer/gobuilder this is a good package but hasn’t been updated in a while. You can build something around this.

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  • bindiff

    For the diff thing you can use this - https://github.com/asahasrabuddhe/bindiff

  • go-github-selfupdate

    Binary self-update mechanism for Go commands using GitHub

    I have used https://github.com/rhysd/go-github-selfupdate before with github releases. Theres a ton of different packages that do similar things and I’m sure there’s one that can do it from an arbitrary source url.

  • selfupdate

    Build self-updating Golang programs (by fynelabs)

    You can check out https://github.com/fynelabs/selfupdate . It does not need any background services or what not. Just integrate in your application in maybe 10 lines. We do maintain it and it runs on Linux, windows and macos. It require an ed25519 and a tool is provided to generate the signature. Put those file on a http server somewhere and you're done.

  • fyneselfupdate

    An extension of the `selfupdate` repository that handles certain Fyne integrations

    We also have some ui integration for fyne here https://github.com/fynelabs/fyneselfupdate and a tool to automate the deployment (push a tag on git, build and deploy with a cdn in front) of that is of interest to you to.

  • selfupdate

    Build self-updating Go programs

    Here’s another option https://github.com/minio/selfupdate

  • InfluxDB

    Build time-series-based applications quickly and at scale.. InfluxDB is the Time Series Platform where developers build real-time applications for analytics, IoT and cloud-native services. Easy to start, it is available in the cloud or on-premises.

  • overseer

    Monitorable, gracefully restarting, self-upgrading binaries in Go (golang)

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