Go for Visual Studio Code
The VS Code Go extension provides rich language support for the Go programming language.
Remote attach debugging is now available via Delve's native DAP implementation with Delve v1.7.3 or newer. It enchances remote debugging with the same
debugging features that are already in use for local debugging. It is now the default with the
Go Nightly build of the extension and will become the default for the stable releases in mid 2022.
We recommend switching your remote attach configurations in
📣📣 Watch Debugging Treasure Hunt from GopherCon 2021 for a fun take on a debugging demo with VS Code Go and Delve DAP.
You are ready to Go :-) 🎉🎉🎉
If you are new to Go, this article provides
the overview on Go code organization and basic
See the full feature breakdown for more details.
In addition to integrated editing features, the extension provides several
commands for working with Go files. You can access any of these by opening the
Command Palette (
⚠️ Note: the default syntax highlighting for Go files is provided by a TextMate rule embedded in VS Code, not by this extension.
For better syntax highlighting, we recommend enabling
by turning on Gopls'
Setting up your workspace
The VS Code Go extension supports both
Go modules are used to manage dependencies in
recent versions of Go. Modules replace the
Unlike the traditional
Your project may involve one or more modules. If you are working with multiple modules or uncommon project layouts, you will need to configure your workspace by using Workspace Folders. See the Supported workspace layouts documentation for more information.
If you'd like to get early access to new features and bug fixes, you can use the nightly build of this extension. Learn how to install it in by reading the Go Nightly documentation.
We welcome your contributions and thank you for working to improve the Go development experience in VS Code. If you would like to help work on the VS Code Go extension, see our contribution guide to learn how to build and run the VS Code Go extension locally and contribute to the project.
Code of Conduct
This project follows the Go Community Code of Conduct. If you encounter a conduct-related issue, please mail email@example.com.