is a series of
hands-on, interactive, browser-based guides that introduce the tools required to work with
the Go programming language. It is the natural next step
after “A Tour of Go” which introduces the
play-with-go.dev covers the various
subcommands of the
and many other tools that will make writing Go programs that much
easier and fun!
is an experiment designed to test the hypothesis that
interactive guides are a more engaging medium for
learning when it comes to developer tools. The
go command and modules
lend themselves very well to this type of guide therefore.
We need your feedback and suggestions to help steer
play-with-go.dev in the right direction!
is very much by the community, for the community. The
goal is to build a platform of high quality, reviewed and
curated content, with a diverse, inclusive and
sustainable model for having people contribute and
maintain that content. We want to make it easy for
people to contribute and review content, enabled by
tooling and continuous integration checks.
play-with-go.dev was created
by Paul Jolly and Marcos
Nils. Guides are built using the popular
play-with-docker platform (created by Marcos
Nils and Jonathan Leibiusky). Guides
https://play-with-go.dev/ and run in a user’s browser, presenting the guide content on
and an interactive
terminal on the right. This terminal is connected to a remote session hosted in Google’s
Potential future enhancements to
If you have any questions, please feel free to raise an issue or contact us directly.
project exists free of charge thanks to the
generosity of our sponsors (details to follow). We
are looking to broaden that sponsorship base to meet
ongoing hosting costs, but also to start a programme of
rewarding contributors and reviewers. If you or your
company would like to sponsor the project, please contact us.
Thank you to the following individuals for their help in making
play-with-go.dev happen: Carmen
Andoh, Marcel van Lohuizen, Daniel
Martí, Roger Peppe, Bill
Kennedy, Jon Calhoun, Cory
LaNou, Johnny Boursiquot, Michael
VanSickle, Egon Elbre.
play-with-go.dev splash image was kindly created
project by Egon Elbre.