ActiveState ActiveGo 1.8
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What's included in ActiveGo?

ActiveGo includes a comprehensive set of packages for Go development.

Go standard library

The ActiveGo distribution includes all of the core packages for the Go language. For more information, see the Standard library documentation.

Go sub-repository packages

The sub-repository packages that provide important functionality, but are not included in the core packages are also included:

  • crypto: additional cryptography packages
  • images: additional imaging package
  • net: additional networking packages
  • text: packages for working with text
  • tools: godoc, goimports, gorename, and other tools
  • oauth2: packages for making OAuth2 authorized and authenticated HTTP requests
  • sys: packages for making system calls
  • tour: tour.golang.org's implementation

Go community packages

The open-source community packages that add powerful capabilities to the Go language to accelerate your development.

Big data

  • gocql: Driver for Apache Cassandra
  • mgo: Driver for MongoDB
  • sarama: Client library for Apache Kafka

Database connectivity

Testing and error handling

  • assert: Extended core testing capabilities to write tests more easily with assertions.
  • errors: More robust error handling

API and cloud development

Debugging and code quality

  • delve: Debugging
  • golint: Verifying code quality and printing out style mistakes