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Go, also referred to as golang, is a programming language developed by Google and the open source community since 2007. Among other things, the language is cloudflare, google, Netflix and Uber used. Go code can be compiled for Android, Linux, macOS, FreeBSD, and Windows, on i386, amd64, and ARM processor architectures. The syntax of Go is similar to that of C and similar programming languages, although there are also some notable differences. Go also offers the option of distributed programming, where several processes are executed simultaneously. The team has released Go version 1.16 with the following succinct announcement:

Go 1.16 has been released

hello gophers,

We just released Go 1.16

To find out what has changed in Go 1.16, read the release notes:

You can download binary and source distributions from our download page:

If you have Go installed already, an easy way to try go1.16 is by using the go command:
$ go get
$ go1.16 download

To compile from source using a Git clone, update to the release with “git checkout go1.16” and build as usual.

Thanks to everyone who contributed to the release!

Alex and Dmitri for the Go Team

Version number 1.16
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, BSD, macOS, Solaris, UNIX, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019
Website The Go Programming Language
License type Conditions (GNU/BSD/etc.)
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