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Go - Main Package

Package main is special:

  • It defines a standalone executable program (Not a library)
  • The main package must have a package name main
  • It must define a function named main where the execution of the program begins
  • Program execution begins by initializing the main package and then invoking the function main
package main

import "fmt"

// The `main` function is the entry point of the program and is executed
// when the program is run, it takes no arguments and returns no values.
func main() {
  // When the `main` function returns, the program exits.
	fmt.Println("Hello, World!")