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A curated list of awesome Go frameworks, libraries and software. Inspired by awesome-pythonstars143.2k.


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Audio and Music

Libraries for manipulating audio.

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Authentication and OAuth

Libraries for implementing authentications schemes.

  • authbossstars3.2k - 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.
  • brancastars43 - branca token specification implementationstars188 for Golang 1.15+.
  • casbinstars12.9k - Authorization library that supports access control models like ACL, RBAC, ABAC.
  • cookiestxtstars14 - provides parser of cookies.txt file format.
  • go-guardianstars400 - 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-josestars2k - Fairly complete implementation of the JOSE working group's JSON Web Token, JSON Web Signatures, and JSON Web Encryption specs.
  • gologinstars1.6k - chainable handlers for login with OAuth1 and OAuth2 authentication providers.
  • gorbacstars1.3k - provides a lightweight role-based access control (RBAC) implementation in Golang.
  • gothstars3.9k - provides a simple, clean, and idiomatic way to use OAuth and OAuth2. Handles multiple providers out of the box.
  • jeffstars240 - Simple, flexible, secure and idiomatic web session management with pluggable backends.
  • jwtstars297 - Lightweight JSON Web Token (JWT) library.
  • jwtstars565 - Safe, simple and fast JSON Web Tokens for Go.
  • jwt-authstars221 - JWT middleware for Golang http servers with many configuration options.
  • ketostars3.6k - Open Source (Go) implementation of "Zanzibar: Google's Consistent, Global Authorization System". Ships gRPC, REST APIs, newSQL, and an easy and granular permission language. Supports ACL, RBAC, and other access models.
  • loginsrvstars1.9k - JWT login microservice with plugable backends such as OAuth2 (Github), htpasswd, osiam.
  • oauth2stars4.3k - Successor of goauth2. Generic OAuth 2.0 package that comes with JWT, Google APIs, Compute Engine and App Engine support.
  • osinstars1.8k - Golang OAuth2 server library.
  • otpgenstars121 - Library to generate TOTP/HOTP codes.
  • otpgostars40 - Time-Based One-Time Password (TOTP) and HMAC-Based One-Time Password (HOTP) library for Go.
  • pasetostars632 - Golang implementation of Platform-Agnostic Security Tokens (PASETO).
  • permissions2stars465 - Library for keeping track of users, login states and permissions. Uses secure cookies and bcrypt.
  • scopestars24 - Easily Manage OAuth2 Scopes In Go.
  • scsstars1.2k - Session Manager for HTTP servers.
  • securecookiestars61 - Efficient secure cookie encoding/decoding.
  • sessionstars109 - Go session management for web servers (including support for Google App Engine - GAE).
  • sessionsstars68 - Dead simple, highly performant, highly customizable sessions service for go http servers.
  • sessionupstars119 - Simple, yet effective HTTP session management and identification package.
  • sjwtstars104 - Simple jwt generator and parser.

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Tools for building blockchains.

  • cosmos-sdkstars4.5k - A Framework for Building Public Blockchains in the Cosmos Ecosystem.
  • go-ethereumstars39.5k - Official Go implementation of the Ethereum protocol.
  • gossamerstars357 - A Go implementation of the Polkadot Host.
  • solana-gostars369 - Go library to interface with Solana JSON RPC and WebSocket interfaces.
  • tendermintstars5.2k - 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.

  • echotronstars189 - An elegant and concurrent library for Telegram Bots in Go.
  • ephemeral-rolesstars67 - A Discord bot for managing ephemeral roles based upon voice channel member presence.
  • go-chat-botstars761 - IRC, Slack & Telegram bot written in Go.
  • go-joe - A general-purpose bot library inspired by Hubot but written in Go.
  • go-sarahstars250 - Framework to build bot for desired chat services including LINE, Slack, Gitter and more.
  • go-tgbotstars116 - Pure Golang Telegram Bot API wrapper, generated from swagger file, session-based router and middleware.
  • go-twitch-ircstars259 - Library to write bots for chat
  • Golang CryptoTrading Botstars830 - A golang implementation of a console-based trading bot for cryptocurrency exchanges.
  • govkbotstars41 - Simple Go VK bot library.
  • hanustars141 - Framework for writing Slack bots.
  • Kelpstars925 - 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.
  • larrystars84 - Larry 🐦 is a really simple Twitter bot generator that tweets random repositories from Github built in Go.
  • margeletstars75 - Framework for building Telegram bots.
  • michastars23 - Go Library for Telegram bot api.
  • oliviastars3.3k - A chatbot built with an artificial neural network.
  • slack-botstars113 - Ready to use Slack Bot for lazy developers: Custom commands, Jenkins, Jira, Bitbucket, Github...
  • slackerstars692 - Easy to use framework to create Slack bots.
  • slackscotstars53 - Another framework for building Slack bots.
  • tbotstars329 - Telegram bot server with API similar to net/http.
  • telebotstars2.7k - Telegram bot framework written in Go.
  • telegostars101 - Telegram Bot API library for Golang with full one-to-one API implementation.
  • telegram-bot-apistars4k - Simple and clean Telegram bot client.
  • teletermstars12 - Telegram Bot Exec Terminal Command.
  • Tenyksstars174 - Service oriented IRC bot using Redis and JSON for messaging.
  • waybackstars323 - 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.

  • 1buildstars183 - Command line tool to frictionlessly manage project-specific commands.
  • ankostars28 - Simple application watcher for multiple programming languages.
  • gaperstars58 - Builds and restarts a Go project when it crashes or some watched file changes.
  • gilbert - Build system and task runner for Go projects.
  • goyekstars308 - Create build pipelines in Go.
  • magestars3.2k - Mage is a make/rake-like build tool using Go.
  • mmakestars1.6k - Modern Make.
  • realizestars4.3k - Go build system with file watchers and live reload. Run, build and watch file changes with custom paths.
  • Taskstars5.8k - simple "Make" alternative.
  • taskctlstars215 - 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.

  • acmdstars57 - Simple, useful and opinionated CLI package in Go.
  • argparsestars458 - Command line argument parser inspired by Python's argparse module.
  • argvstars35 - Go library to split command line string as arguments array using the bash syntax.
  • carapacestars52 - Command argument completion generator for spf13/cobra.
  • carapace-binstars87 - Multi-shell multi-command argument completer.
  • carapace-specstars3 - Define simple completions using a spec file.
  • clistars669 - Feature-rich and easy to use command-line package based on golang struct tags.
  • clistars116 - Simple and complete API for building command line interfaces in Go.
  • climaxstars200 - Alternative CLI with "human face", in spirit of Go command.
  • clîrstars126 - A Simple and Clear CLI library. Dependency free.
  • cmdstars34 - Extends the standard flag package to support sub commands and more in idiomatic way.
  • cmdrstars113 - A POSIX/GNU style, getopt-like command-line UI Go library.
  • cobrastars28.8k - Commander for modern Go CLI interactions.
  • command-chainstars31 - A go library for configure and run command chains - such like pipelining in unix shells.
  • commandeerstars160 - Dev-friendly CLI apps: sets up flags, defaults, and usage based on struct fields and tags.
  • completestars860 - Write bash completions in Go + Go command bash completion.
  • Dnotestars2.4k - A simple command line notebook with multi-device sync.
  • elvishstars4.8k - An expressive programming language and a versatile interactive shell.
  • envstars97 - Tag-based environment configuration for structs.
  • flagstars123 - Simple but powerful command line option parsing library for Go supporting subcommand.
  • flaggystars812 - A robust and idiomatic flags package with excellent subcommand support.
  • flagvarstars41 - A collection of flag argument types for Go's standard flag package.
  • go-andotpstars18 - 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-commanderstars30 - Go library to simplify CLI workflow.
  • go-flagsstars2.3k - go command line option parser.
  • go-getoptionsstars46 - Go option parser inspired on the flexibility of Perl’s GetOpt::Long.
  • gocmdstars60 - Go library for building command line applications.
  • hiboot cli - cli application framework with auto configuration and dependency injection.
  • jobstars121 - JOB, make your short-term command as a long-term job.
  • kingpinstars3.3k - Command line and flag parser supporting sub commands (superseded by kong; see below).
  • linerstars925 - Go readline-like library for command-line interfaces.
  • mclistars6 - A minimal but very powerful cli library for Go.
  • mitchellh/clistars1.6k - Go library for implementing command-line interfaces.
  • mow.clistars830 - Go library for building CLI applications with sophisticated flag and argument parsing and validation.
  • opsstars1k - Unikernel Builder/Orchestrator.
  • pflagstars1.9k - Drop-in replacement for Go's flag package, implementing POSIX/GNU-style --flags.
  • sandstars19 - Simple API for creating interpreters and so much more.
  • sflagsstars141 - Struct based flags generator for flag, urfave/cli, pflag, cobra, kingpin and other libraries.
  • strumtstars49 - Library to create prompt chain.
  • subcmdstars3 - Another approach to parsing and running subcommands. Works alongside the standard flag package.
  • tsstars16 - Timestamp convert & compare tool.
  • ukautz/clifstars118 - Small command line interface framework.
  • urfave/clistars19.1k - Simple, fast, and fun package for building command line apps in Go (formerly codegangsta/cli).
  • wlogstars59 - Simple logging interface that supports cross-platform color and concurrency.
  • wmenustars175 - Easy to use menu structure for cli applications that prompts users to make choices.

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Libraries for configuration parsing.

  • aconfigstars395 - Simple, useful and opinionated config loader.
  • cleanenvstars738 - Minimalistic configuration reader (from files, ENV, and wherever you want).
  • configstars318 - Cloud native application configuration. Bind ENV to structs in only two lines.
  • configstars26 - configure you app using file, environment variables, or flags in two lines of code
  • configstars254 - JSON or YAML configuration wrapper with environment variables and flags parsing.
  • configurationstars80 - Library for initializing configuration structs from env variables, files, flags and 'default' tag.
  • configurestars57 - 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.
  • confitastars457 - Load configuration in cascade from multiple backends into a struct.
  • conflatestars26 - 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.
  • envstars2.7k - Parse environment variables to Go structs (with defaults).
  • envstars24 - A lightweight package for loading environment variables into structs.
  • envcfgstars99 - Un-marshaling environment variables to Go structs.
  • envconfstars11 - Configuration from environment.
  • envconfigstars227 - Read your configuration from environment variables.
  • envhstars96 - Helpers to manage environment variables.
  • figstars233 - Tiny library for reading configuration from a file and from environment variables (with validation & defaults).
  • gcfgstars163 - read INI-style configuration files into Go structs; supports user-defined types and subsections.
  • genvstars29 - Read environment variables easily with dotenv support.
  • go-aws-ssmstars51 - Go package that fetches parameters from AWS System Manager - Parameter Store.
  • go-confstars5 - 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-configstars16 - Go utility for loading configuration parameters from AWS SSM (Parameter Store).
  • go-upstars38 - A simple configuration library with recursive placeholders resolution and no magic.
  • goConfigstars1 - Parses a struct as input and populates the fields of this struct with parameters from command line, environment variables and configuration file.
  • godotenvstars5.3k - Go port of Ruby's dotenv library (Loads environment variables from .env).
  • gofigurestars65 - Go application configuration made easy.
  • GoLobby/Configstars293 - 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.
  • gonfigstars5 - Tag-based configuration parser which loads values from different providers into typesafe struct.
  • gookit/configstars400 - application config manage(load,get,set). support JSON, YAML, TOML, INI, HCL. multi file load, data override merge.
  • harvesterstars119 - Harvester, a easy to use static and dynamic configuration package supporting seeding, env vars and Consul integration.
  • hjsonstars280 - Human JSON, a configuration file format for humans. Relaxed syntax, fewer mistakes, more comments.
  • hoconstars49 - 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.
  • inistars3.1k - Go package to read and write INI files.
  • inistars10 - INI Parser & Write Library, Unmarshal to Struct,Marshal to Json,Write File,watch file.
  • joshbetz/configstars216 - Small configuration library for Go that parses environment variables, JSON files, and reloads automatically on SIGHUP.
  • kelseyhightower/envconfigstars4.3k - Go library for managing configuration data from environment variables.
  • koanfstars1.2k - Light weight, extensible library for reading config in Go applications. Built in support for JSON, TOML, YAML, env, command line.
  • konfigstars632 - Composable, observable and performant config handling for Go for the distributed processing era.
  • kongstars1.1k - Command-line parser with support for arbitrarily complex command-line structures and additional sources of configuration such as YAML, JSON, TOML, etc (successor to kingpin).
  • ministars32 - Golang package for parsing ini-style configuration files.
  • nasermirzaei89/envstars9 - Simple useful package for read environment variables.
  • nfigurestars3 - Per-library struct-tag based configuration from command lines (Posix & Go-style); environment, JSON, YAML
  • onionstars109 - Layer based configuration for Go, Supports JSON, TOML, YAML, properties, etcd, env, and encryption using PGP.
  • piperstars7 - Viper wrapper with config inheritance and key generation.
  • storestars263 - Lightweight configuration manager for Go.
  • swapstars7 - Instantiate/configure structs recursively, based on build environment. (YAML, TOML, JSON and env).
  • typenvstars9 - Minimalistic, zero dependency, typed environment variables library.
  • uConfigstars52 - Lightweight, zero-dependency, and extendable configuration management.
  • viperstars20.7k - Go configuration with fangs.
  • xdgstars268 - Go implementation of the XDG Base Directory Specification and XDG user directories.
  • xdgstars71 - Cross platform package that follows the XDG Standard.

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Continuous Integration

Tools for help with continuous integration.

  • CDSstars4k - Enterprise-Grade CI/CD and DevOps Automation Open Source Platform.
  • dronestars25.8k - Drone is a Continuous Integration platform built on Docker, written in Go.
  • ducistars76 - A simple ci server no needs domain specific languages.
  • go-fuzz-actionstars6 - Use Go 1.18's built-in fuzz testing in GitHub Actions.
  • gomasonstars54 - Test, Build, Sign, and Publish your go binaries from a clean workspace.
  • gotestfmtstars324 - go test output for humans.
  • goverallsstars740 - Go integration for continuous code coverage tracking system.
  • overallsstars112 - Multi-Package go project coverprofile for tools like goveralls.
  • roverallsstars19 - 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