Setting up your Go development environment - AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Setting up your Go development environment

Set up a Go development environment to test your application locally before you deploy it to AWS Elastic Beanstalk. This topic describes the setup steps for your development environment and provides links to installation pages for useful tools.

For common setup steps and tools that apply to all languages, see Configuring your development machine for use with Elastic Beanstalk.

Installing Go

To run Go applications locally, install Go. If you don't need a specific version, get the latest version that Elastic Beanstalk supports. For a list of supported versions, see Go in the AWS Elastic Beanstalk Platforms document.

Download Go at

Installing the AWS SDK for Go

If you need to manage AWS resources from within your application, install the AWS SDK for Go by using the following command.

$ go get

For more information, see AWS SDK for Go.