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A curated list of awesome Go frameworks, libraries and software. Inspired by awesome-pythonstars131.2k.

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Audio and Music

Libraries for manipulating audio.

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Authentication and OAuth

Libraries for implementing authentications schemes.

  • authbossstars3.1k - Modular authentication system for the web. It tries to remove as much boilerplate and "hard things" as possible so that each time you start a new web project in Go, you can plug it in, configure, and start building your app without having to build an authentication system each time.
  • brancastars36 - branca token specification implementationstars185 for Golang 1.15+.
  • casbinstars12.2k - Authorization library that supports access control models like ACL, RBAC, ABAC.
  • cookiestxtstars13 - provides parser of cookies.txt file format.
  • go-guardianstars375 - Go-Guardian is a golang library that provides a simple, clean, and idiomatic way to create powerful modern API and web authentication that supports LDAP, Basic, Bearer token and Certificate based authentication.
  • go-josestars1.9k - Fairly complete implementation of the JOSE working group's JSON Web Token, JSON Web Signatures, and JSON Web Encryption specs.
  • gologinstars1.5k - chainable handlers for login with OAuth1 and OAuth2 authentication providers.
  • gorbacstars1.3k - provides a lightweight role-based access control (RBAC) implementation in Golang.
  • gothstars3.7k - provides a simple, clean, and idiomatic way to use OAuth and OAuth2. Handles multiple providers out of the box.
  • jeffstars238 - Simple, flexible, secure and idiomatic web session management with pluggable backends.
  • jwtstars285 - Lightweight JSON Web Token (JWT) library.
  • jwtstars548 - Safe, simple and fast JSON Web Tokens for Go.
  • jwt-authstars217 - JWT middleware for Golang http servers with many configuration options.
  • loginsrvstars1.9k - JWT login microservice with plugable backends such as OAuth2 (Github), htpasswd, osiam.
  • oauth2stars4.2k - Successor of goauth2. Generic OAuth 2.0 package that comes with JWT, Google APIs, Compute Engine and App Engine support.
  • osinstars1.7k - Golang OAuth2 server library.
  • otpgenstars120 - Library to generate TOTP/HOTP codes.
  • otpgostars35 - Time-Based One-Time Password (TOTP) and HMAC-Based One-Time Password (HOTP) library for Go.
  • pasetostars607 - Golang implementation of Platform-Agnostic Security Tokens (PASETO).
  • permissions2stars457 - Library for keeping track of users, login states and permissions. Uses secure cookies and bcrypt.
  • rbacstars98 - Minimalistic RBAC package for Go applications.
  • scopestars21 - Easily Manage OAuth2 Scopes In Go.
  • scsstars1.1k - Session Manager for HTTP servers.
  • securecookiestars57 - Efficient secure cookie encoding/decoding.
  • sessionstars107 - Go session management for web servers (including support for Google App Engine - GAE).
  • sessionsstars65 - Dead simple, highly performant, highly customizable sessions service for go http servers.
  • sessionupstars116 - Simple, yet effective HTTP session management and identification package.
  • sjwtstars98 - Simple jwt generator and parser.

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Blockchain

Tools for building blockchains.

  • cosmos-sdkstars4.1k - A Framework for Building Public Blockchains in the Cosmos Ecosystem.
  • go-ethereumstars38.1k - Official Go implementation of the Ethereum protocol.
  • gossamerstars337 - A Go implementation of the Polkadot Host.
  • solana-gostars321 - Go library to interface with Solana JSON RPC and WebSocket interfaces.
  • tendermintstars5k - High-performance middleware for transforming a state machine written in any programming language into a Byzantine Fault Tolerant replicated state machine using the Tendermint consensus and blockchain protocols.

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Bot Building

Libraries for building and working with bots.

  • echotronstars146 - An elegant and concurrent library for Telegram Bots in Go.
  • ephemeral-rolesstars63 - A Discord bot for managing ephemeral roles based upon voice channel member presence.
  • go-chat-botstars744 - IRC, Slack & Telegram bot written in Go.
  • go-joe - A general-purpose bot library inspired by Hubot but written in Go.
  • go-sarahstars243 - Framework to build bot for desired chat services including LINE, Slack, Gitter and more.
  • go-tgbotstars112 - Pure Golang Telegram Bot API wrapper, generated from swagger file, session-based router and middleware.
  • go-twitch-ircstars236 - Library to write bots for twitch.tv chat
  • Golang CryptoTrading Botstars789 - A golang implementation of a console-based trading bot for cryptocurrency exchanges.
  • govkbotstars38 - Simple Go VK bot library.
  • hanustars136 - Framework for writing Slack bots.
  • Kelpstars897 - official trading and market-making bot for the Stellar DEX. Works out-of-the-box, written in Golang, compatible with centralized exchanges and custom trading strategies.
  • larrystars67 - Larry 🐦 is a really simple Twitter bot generator that tweets random repositories from Github built in Go.
  • margeletstars72 - Framework for building Telegram bots.
  • michastars18 - Go Library for Telegram bot api.
  • oliviastars3.2k - A chatbot built with an artificial neural network.
  • slack-botstars100 - Ready to use Slack Bot for lazy developers: Custom commands, Jenkins, Jira, Bitbucket, Github...
  • slackerstars608 - Easy to use framework to create Slack bots.
  • slackscotstars51 - Another framework for building Slack bots.
  • tbotstars323 - Telegram bot server with API similar to net/http.
  • telebotstars2.6k - Telegram bot framework written in Go.
  • telegostars32 - Telegram Bot API library for Golang with full one-to-one API implementation.
  • telegram-bot-apistars3.8k - Simple and clean Telegram bot client.
  • teletermstars10 - Telegram Bot Exec Terminal Command.
  • Tenyksstars171 - Service oriented IRC bot using Redis and JSON for messaging.
  • waybackstars284 - A bot for Telegram, Mastodon, Slack, and other messaging platforms archives webpages.

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Build Automation

Libraries and tools helping with build automation.

  • 1buildstars167 - Command line tool to frictionlessly manage project-specific commands.
  • ankostars25 - Simple application watcher for multiple programming languages.
  • gaperstars55 - Builds and restarts a Go project when it crashes or some watched file changes.
  • gilbert - Build system and task runner for Go projects.
  • goyekstars294 - Create build pipelines in Go.
  • magestars3k - Mage is a make/rake-like build tool using Go.
  • mmakestars1.6k - Modern Make.
  • realizestars4.2k - Go build system with file watchers and live reload. Run, build and watch file changes with custom paths.
  • Taskstars5.4k - simple "Make" alternative.
  • taskctlstars192 - Concurrent task runner.

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Command Line

Advanced Console UIs

Libraries for building Console Applications and Console User Interfaces.

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Standard CLI

Libraries for building standard or basic Command Line applications.

  • acmdstars47 - Simple, useful and opinionated CLI package in Go.
  • argparsestars432 - Command line argument parser inspired by Python's argparse module.
  • argvstars33 - Go library to split command line string as arguments array using the bash syntax.
  • carapacestars39 - Command argument completion generator for spf13/cobra.
  • carapace-binstars53 - Multi-shell multi-command argument completer.
  • carapace-specstars2 - Define simple completions using a spec file.
  • clistars655 - Feature-rich and easy to use command-line package based on golang struct tags.
  • clistars108 - Simple and complete API for building command line interfaces in Go.
  • climaxstars198 - Alternative CLI with "human face", in spirit of Go command.
  • clîrstars114 - A Simple and Clear CLI library. Dependency free.
  • cmdstars33 - Extends the standard flag package to support sub commands and more in idiomatic way.
  • cmdrstars107 - A POSIX/GNU style, getopt-like command-line UI Go library.
  • cobrastars27.2k - Commander for modern Go CLI interactions.
  • command-chainstars24 - A go library for configure and run command chains - such like pipelining in unix shells.
  • commandeerstars157 - Dev-friendly CLI apps: sets up flags, defaults, and usage based on struct fields and tags.
  • completestars835 - Write bash completions in Go + Go command bash completion.
  • Dnotestars2.3k - A simple command line notebook with multi-device sync.
  • elvishstars4.8k - An expressive programming language and a versatile interactive shell.
  • envstars91 - Tag-based environment configuration for structs.
  • flagstars120 - Simple but powerful command line option parsing library for Go supporting subcommand.
  • flaggystars801 - A robust and idiomatic flags package with excellent subcommand support.
  • flagvarstars39 - A collection of flag argument types for Go's standard flag package.
  • go-andotpstars15 - A CLI program to encrypt/decrypt andOTPstars3.6k files. Can be used as library as well.
  • go-argstars1.4k - Struct-based argument parsing in Go.
  • go-commanderstars29 - Go library to simplify CLI workflow.
  • go-flagsstars2.2k - go command line option parser.
  • go-getoptionsstars42 - Go option parser inspired on the flexibility of Perl’s GetOpt::Long.
  • gocmdstars56 - Go library for building command line applications.
  • hiboot cli - cli application framework with auto configuration and dependency injection.
  • jobstars115 - JOB, make your short-term command as a long-term job.
  • kingpinstars3.2k - Command line and flag parser supporting sub commands (superseded by kong; see below).
  • linerstars900 - Go readline-like library for command-line interfaces.
  • mitchellh/clistars1.5k - Go library for implementing command-line interfaces.
  • mow.clistars803 - Go library for building CLI applications with sophisticated flag and argument parsing and validation.
  • opsstars984 - Unikernel Builder/Orchestrator.
  • pflagstars1.8k - Drop-in replacement for Go's flag package, implementing POSIX/GNU-style --flags.
  • sandstars18 - Simple API for creating interpreters and so much more.
  • sflagsstars138 - Struct based flags generator for flag, urfave/cli, pflag, cobra, kingpin and other libraries.
  • strumtstars46 - Library to create prompt chain.
  • subcmdstars2 - Another approach to parsing and running subcommands. Works alongside the standard flag package.
  • tsstars13 - Timestamp convert & compare tool.
  • ukautz/clifstars113 - Small command line interface framework.
  • urfave/clistars18.6k - Simple, fast, and fun package for building command line apps in Go (formerly codegangsta/cli).
  • wlogstars57 - Simple logging interface that supports cross-platform color and concurrency.
  • wmenustars163 - Easy to use menu structure for cli applications that prompts users to make choices.

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Configuration

Libraries for configuration parsing.

  • aconfigstars375 - Simple, useful and opinionated config loader.
  • cleanenvstars626 - Minimalistic configuration reader (from files, ENV, and wherever you want).
  • configstars312 - Cloud native application configuration. Bind ENV to structs in only two lines.
  • configstars20 - configure you app using file, environment variables, or flags in two lines of code
  • configstars250 - JSON or YAML configuration wrapper with environment variables and flags parsing.
  • configurationstars63 - Library for initializing configuration structs from env variables, files, flags and 'default' tag.
  • configurestars56 - Provides configuration through multiple sources, including JSON, flags and environment variables.
  • configurostars81 - opinionated configuration loading & validation framework from ENV and Files focused towards 12-Factor compliant applications.
  • confitastars443 - Load configuration in cascade from multiple backends into a struct.
  • conflatestars25 - Library/tool to merge multiple JSON/YAML/TOML files from arbitrary URLs, validation against a JSON schema, and application of default values defined in the schema.
  • envstars2.5k - Parse environment variables to Go structs (with defaults).
  • envstars22 - A lightweight package for loading environment variables into structs.
  • envcfgstars98 - Un-marshaling environment variables to Go structs.
  • envconfstars10 - Configuration from environment.
  • envconfigstars222 - Read your configuration from environment variables.
  • envhstars95 - Helpers to manage environment variables.
  • figstars214 - Tiny library for reading configuration from a file and from environment variables (with validation & defaults).
  • gcfgstars161 - read INI-style configuration files into Go structs; supports user-defined types and subsections.
  • genvstars28 - Read environment variables easily with dotenv support.
  • go-aws-ssmstars50 - Go package that fetches parameters from AWS System Manager - Parameter Store.
  • go-confstars4 - Simple library for application configuration based on annotated structs. It supports reading the configuration from environment variables, config files and command line parameters.
  • go-inistars8 - A Go package that marshals and unmarshals INI-files.
  • go-ssm-configstars14 - Go utility for loading configuration parameters from AWS SSM (Parameter Store).
  • go-upstars37 - A simple configuration library with recursive placeholders resolution and no magic.
  • goConfigstars0 - Parses a struct as input and populates the fields of this struct with parameters from command line, environment variables and configuration file.
  • godotenvstars5k - Go port of Ruby's dotenv library (Loads environment variables from .env).
  • gofigurestars64 - Go application configuration made easy.
  • GoLobby/Configstars284 - GoLobby Config is a lightweight yet powerful configuration manager for the Go programming language.
  • gone/jconf - Modular JSON configuration. Keep you config structs along with the code they configure and delegate parsing to submodules without sacrificing full config serialization.
  • gonfigstars3 - Tag-based configuration parser which loads values from different providers into typesafe struct.
  • gookit/configstars363 - application config manage(load,get,set). support JSON, YAML, TOML, INI, HCL. multi file load, data override merge.
  • harvesterstars108 - Harvester, a easy to use static and dynamic configuration package supportig seeding, env vars and Consul integration.
  • hjsonstars266 - Human JSON, a configuration file format for humans. Relaxed syntax, fewer mistakes, more comments.
  • hoconstars44 - Configuration library for working with the HOCON(a human-friendly JSON superset) format, supports features like environment variables, referencing other values, comments and multiple files.
  • ingostars36 - Flags persisted in an ini-like config file.
  • inistars3k - Go package to read and write INI files.
  • inistars9 - INI Parser & Write Library, Unmarshal to Struct,Marshal to Json,Write File,watch file.
  • joshbetz/configstars210 - Small configuration library for Go that parses environment variables, JSON files, and reloads automatically on SIGHUP.
  • kelseyhightower/envconfigstars4.1k - Go library for managing configuration data from environment variables.
  • koanfstars1k - Light weight, extensible library for reading config in Go applications. Built in support for JSON, TOML, YAML, env, command line.
  • konfig - Composable, observable and performant config handling for Go for the distributed processing era.
  • kongstars984 - Command-line parser with support for arbitrarily complex command-line structures and additional sources of configuration such as YAML, JSON, TOML, etc (succesor to kingpin).
  • ministars30 - Golang package for parsing ini-style configuration files.
  • nasermirzaei89/envstars8 - Simple useful package for read environment variables.
  • nfigurestars1 - Per-library struct-tag based configuration from command lines (Posix & Go-style); environment, JSON, YAML
  • onionstars104 - Layer based configuration for Go, Supports JSON, TOML, YAML, properties, etcd, env, and encryption using PGP.
  • piperstars4 - Viper wrapper with config inheritance and key generation.
  • storestars260 - Lightweight configuration manager for Go.
  • swapstars6 - Instantiate/configure structs recursively, based on build environment. (YAML, TOML, JSON and env).
  • typenvstars7 - Minimalistic, zero dependency, typed environment variables library.
  • uConfigstars49 - Lightweight, zero-dependency, and extendable configuration management.
  • viperstars19.6k - Go configuration with fangs.
  • xdgstars227 - Go implementation of the XDG Base Directory Specification and XDG user directories.
  • xdgstars68 - Cross platform package that follows the XDG Standard.

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Continuous Integration

Tools for help with continuous integration.

  • CDSstars3.9k - Enterprise-Grade CI/CD and DevOps Automation Open Source Platform.
  • dronestars25.2k - Drone is a Continuous Integration platform built on Docker, written in Go.
  • ducistars73 - A simple ci server no needs domain specific languages.
  • gomasonstars53 - Test, Build, Sign, and Publish your go binaries from a clean workspace.
  • gotestfmtstars214 - go test output for humans.
  • goverallsstars726 - Go integration for Coveralls.io continuous code coverage tracking system.
  • overallsstars109 - Multi-Package go project coverprofile for tools like goveralls.
  • roverallsstars16 - Recursive coverage testing tool.

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CSS Preprocessors

Libraries for preprocessing CSS files.

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Data Structures and Algorithms

Bit-packing and Compression

  • bingostars7 - Fast, zero-allocation, lexicographical-order-preserving packing of native types to bytes.
  • binpackerstars187 - Binary packer and unpacker helps user build custom binary stream.
  • bitstars120 - Golang set data structure with bonus bit-twiddling functions.
  • crunchstars59 - Go package implementing buffers for handling various datatypes easily.
  • go-efstars20 - A Go implementation of the Elias-Fano encoding.
  • roaringstars1.7k - Go package implementing compressed bitsets.

Bit Sets

Bloom and Cuckoo Filters

  • bloomstars1.6k - Go package implementing Bloom filters.
  • bloomstars146 - Bloom filters implemented in Go.
  • bloomstars72 - Golang Bloom filter implementation.
  • bloomfilterstars9 - Yet another Bloomfilter implementation in Go, compatible with Java's Guava library.
  • boomfiltersstars1.5k - Probabilistic data structures for processing continuous, unbounded streams.
  • cuckoo-filterstars218 - Cuckoo filter: a comprehensive cuckoo filter, which is configurable and space optimized compared with other implements, and all features mentioned in original paper is available.
  • cuckoofilterstars912 - Cuckoo filter: a good alternative to a counting bloom filter implemented in Go.
  • ringstars126 - Go implementation of a high performance, thread safe bloom filter.

Data Structure and Algorithm Collections

  • algorithmsstars645 - Algorithms and data structures.CLRS study.
  • go-datastructuresstars6.5k - Collection of useful, performant, and thread-safe data structures.
  • godsstars11.7k - Go Data Structures. Containers, Sets, Lists, Stacks, Maps, BidiMaps, Trees, HashSet etc.
  • gostlstars667 - Data structure and algorithm library for go, designed to provide functions similar to C++ STL.

Iterators

  • goteratorstars8 - Iterator implementation to provide map and reduce functionalities.
  • iterstars157 - Go implementation of C++ STL iterators and algorithms.

Maps

See also Database for more complex key-value stores, and Trees for additional ordered map implementations.