In this chapter, we talked about how to install Go using three different methods including from source code, the standard package and via third-party tools. Then we showed you how to configure the Go development environment, mainly covering how to setup your
$GOPATH. After that, we introduced some steps for compiling and deploying Go programs. We then covered Go commands, including the compile, install, format and test commands. Finally, there are many powerful tools to develop Go programs such as LiteIDE, Sublime Text, VSCode, Atom, Goglang, Vim, Emacs, Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, etc. You can choose any one you like exploring the world of Go.