Go (the programming language) support

Milian Wolff mail at milianw.de
Mon Aug 25 16:33:44 UTC 2014

On Monday 25 August 2014 18:12:58 Nicolai Hähnle-Montoro wrote:
> Hello everybody,

Hello Nicolai!

> are there any existing projects or efforts in development that intend
> to support Go in KDevelop beyond the syntax highlighting in Kate? A
> quick Google search only shows a Github repository in which nothing
> ever seems to have happened.[0]
> It seems like Go should actually be quite accessible to add support
> for, e.g. packages for parsing Go are provided as part of the standard
> Go distribution. This could be leveraged with an approach similar to
> gocode [1], where a daemon written in Go would do all the parsing and
> communicate with the KDevelop process to answer definition-use and
> code completion queries.
> [0] https://github.com/thummrich/kdev-golang-plugin
> [1] https://github.com/nsf/gocode

You come at the correct time :) Please take a look at Pavel's work with kdev-
go which you can find here:


Please try it out, and help Pavel with feedback, or - better yet - patches!

Milian Wolff
mail at milianw.de

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