.GO File Extension

Go Source Code File

To get the file extension from a file path in Go, use the path.Ext function. It takes a string representing a file path and returns the file extension. The path/filepath package provides utilities for...

General Information

Title GO File Extension
Extension .go
Full Form Go Source Code File
File Type Source Code File
Developer Google
MIME Type text/plain

File Function

Primary Function Contain source code
Additional Functions Compile to executable
Features Concurrency support, Garbage collected

File Characteristics

Quality High readability, Simple
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

System Programming Yes
Web Services Yes
Cloud Applications Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Vulnerable dependencies
Best Practices Regular updates, Unit testing

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2009
Latest Version Go 1.18 (2022)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .c, .cpp, .java

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Go Compiler Free Windows, Mac, Linux
Visual Studio Code Free Windows, Mac, Linux
Goland IDE Paid, Free trial Windows, Mac, Linux