[Go](http://golang.org) also know as [golang](http://golang.org), is a programming language developed at [Google](https://google.com/). It is a statically-typed language with syntax loosely derived from that of C, Go feature an automatic memory management and type safety. You can learn more about Go from [Wikipedia]([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Go_(programming_language)](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Go_(programming_language)).
We will be installing Go using Gophers PPA. This PPA will install the latest stable version of Go available for Ubuntu.
Adding the PPA.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gophers/go
Updating local repository database.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install glang-stable
#### Wrting you first Go program.
Create a file named ‘app.go’. Go uses .go as extension to identify a Go language file.
Use you favorite editor to open the file ‘app.go’.