gb is compatible with Go 1.4 and later. If you haven’t installed Go yet, we recommend using the binary installers available from the official Go website.


gb can be installed with the following command:

go get

Keeping Up To Date

gb is under active development, you can upgrade your gb installation to the latest with the following command:

go get -u

Multiple versions of Go

Your gb installation is tightly coupled to the version of Go that built it. If you have multiple versions of Go installed, you will have to build a version of gb for each version installed.

Next Up

Now you’ve installed gb, move on to setting up your project.