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Go language ( support plugin

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Support for Go programming language.(see Release notes for version 0.9.15

The plugin provides the following features:

  • Basic language parsing and highlighting
  • Code folding and Brace matching
  • Comment/Uncomment (Single/Multiple line) support
  • Go application file and library generation.
  • Auto completion of sdk package names and/or local application packages.
  • Compilation of the go applications (supported semantics are similar to those of gobuild)
  • Native plugin code formatter
  • GoTo class (go types) implementation
  • ColorsAndSettings page with a new color scheme
  • Completion/Resolution of vars/types/functions/structs/methods (works across some expression chains).
  • Refactorings: Introduce variable/constant
  • Inspections: Unused imports/variables/constants/parameters/symbols
  • Inspections: Validate the format param for the fmt.Print suite of functions
  • Inspections: Detect non constant expression used in constant declarations
  • Intentions: Invert if condition/Merge nested 'if's/Split into 2 'if's/Convert switch statement to if chain.
  • Intentions: Convert between interpreted string and raw string.
  • Intention: go get a package.
  • Intention: Add/Remove parentheses.
  • Intention: Move simple statement out.
  • Inspection: Validate that the package names in files are correct with respect of the folder name.
  • Documentation for functions, methods, variable, constants and types.
  • Function parameter information.
  • Ctrl+Shift+T to jump between source file and test file.
  • Navigation from stack trace in output panel.
  • Ctrl+Shift+Enter to add curly brackets for "func", "if" and "for" statements.
  • Live templates: "sout", "souf", "soutm" and "soutp".
  • Go aware imports optimizer and auto import generator
  • Import usage highlighting (and detecting of wrong imports)
  • Better Structure view
  • Automatically add new line at end of file
  • Force UTF-8 encoding for go files
  • Detection of bundled Go Sdk packages (useful when deployed as GoIde)
  • Run configuration creator (right click on a program file and you can run it).
  • Go SDK (Go 1.2 on linux/mac/windows)
  • Go module type
  • Go App engine sdk type
  • Go App engine credentials safe storage
  • Added go application wizard
  • Makefile based build system (bring your own Makefile). Experimental. Configured in project settings.
  • Always use tabs instead of spaces (but configurable if desired).
  • go fmt integration via Tools -> Go menu options (default CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+F for file and CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+G for project)
Downloads: 43044
Participated in rating: 17
Version Since Build Until Build File/URL Size (Kb) Date Details 133.326. . Download 1454.09 2014-01-09 10:30:47 details
0.9.13. 123.72. . Download 1357.82 2012-12-17 12:13:57 details
0.9.10. 111. . Download 1316.41 2012-09-03 01:46:31 details
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Recent change notes:

Fix project creation in multiple IntelliJ products.

General usage instructions:

After the plugin is installed any file named *.go inside the source path for the current module will be parsed and highlighted as a go source code file. You will also need to download / compile and define a Google Go SDK and add a facet google go to your module in order to be able to compile and run go applications. There might be issues when editing (the parsing is not perfect) and i would like to know about it so i can fix it.


2014-03-18 18:28:06
Please! Update this plugin to 13 version. Don't stop! =)
2014-01-16 19:50:26
2014-01-04 16:26:26
2013-11-03 18:53:44
The plugin does not work properly 1. Does not work correctly with *_windows.go, *_darwin.go, and etc. (Say: MyFunc redeclared in this block) 2. He does not understand the local packages, such as "logs/ext", "mylib/ext" and especially import "logs/ext" from "mylib/ext" 3. Do not use code formatting built-go 4. Very long compiles Big projects which are easily assembled on Eclipse and LiteIde not going to IntelliJ IDEA If you fix these errors IDE would work just fine! Do you plan to further refine the plug?
2013-08-25 04:35:58
Please add support for version 13. I can't live without this plugin :)
2013-08-14 12:29:45
pls add debug support
2013-07-30 10:24:22
Easy to use. I love it.
2013-06-29 20:09:17
Looks nice. But I have troubles with resolving the packages. The simple program compiles and runs just fine, but since the packages aren't resolved, I see a lot of errors in the editor.
2013-06-02 20:42:00
If you want Jetbrains to take action, vote here:
2013-02-05 07:01:24
it's helpful. but it often causes intellij idea to hang when reopening (even when not opening a golang project), so it's very frustrating. the live template selection is pretty weak, with odd shortcut choices. the plugin is fairly buggy. not idea for syntax coloring (works, of course, but there just aren't enough discreet elements to fine tune it as much as most languages in idea). overall, not the best plugin. but it's the best (only) available for go. not worth getting intellij idea for this, certainly. but if you have idea and you work with go, it helps.
2013-01-25 03:36:28
seems does not work properly with PHPStorm EAP yet. had to disable it because did not able to open settings with the plugin enabled.
2013-01-06 19:01:03
I have 12.0.1. It appears that Go Modules are working but Go App Engine Module may not be working. The wizard does not allow the selection of the Go App Engine SDK. When I complete the wizard, the IDE does not open the project. After manually opening the project, it appears the project has not been completely initialized.
2013-01-06 18:22:00
Yeah baby! I have it installed and running in 12.0.1. Thanks Mihai!
2013-01-04 19:00:25
2013-01-04 18:58:27
What version is this compatible with? Doesn't work with 11.5 or 10.5.