The Go Blog is open source!

Julie Qiu
15 June 2020

We’re excited to announce that the codebase for is now open source.

The repository lives at and is mirrored to We will continue using the Go issue tracker to track feedback related to


If you are interested in contributing to any issues related to, check out our contribution guidelines. We also encourage you to continue filing issues if you run into problems or have feedback.

What’s Next

We really appreciate all the feedback we’ve received so far. It has been a big help in shaping our roadmap for the coming year. Now that is open source, here’s what we’ll be working on next:

  • We have some design changes planned for, to address UX feedback that we have received. You can expect a more cohesive search and navigation experience. We plan to share these designs for feedback once they are ready.

  • We know that there are features available on that users want to see on We’ve been keeping track of them on Go issue #39144, and will prioritize adding them in the next few months. We also plan to continue improving our license detection algorithm based on feedback.

  • We’ll be improving our search experience based on feedback in Go issue #37810, to make it easier for users to find the dependencies they are looking for and make better decisions around which ones to import.

Thanks for being patient with us in the process of open sourcing We’re looking forward to receiving your contributions and working with you on the future of the project.

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