This is the first day of my journey into the programming language Go from Google (golang).
I have choosen Go to be the next language im going to learn because it is the best of two worlds: It is as fast as a compiled language, but feels like an interpreted one.
How to getting started with GoLang on Windows7 64bit:
Go to http://golang.org/dl and download the msi, then install it
Check if it has been installed correctly by starting a cmd shell and enter "go version", it should show something like this:
go version go1.4.2 windows/amd64
The environment variable $GOROOT should have been created and $PATH should include $GOROOT\bin.
Type "set" to check if these variables are correct if "go version" gives you an error.
To display only one environment variable:
How to set Environment variables in Windows: http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000549.htm
Im sure you already know him but im posting him nevertheless because he is the cutest mascot since Tux.
Please meet Gopher, the GoLang mascot: