— a lightweight dynamic language for the JVM.

Standalone distribution

Standalone distributions can be obtained from Bintray, the Eclipse Foundation and its mirrors network.


Bintray, jCenter and Maven Central

Release and milestone artifacts can be obtained from Bintray / jCenter as well as from Maven Central.

The Golo library (runtime + compiler) Maven artifact is:


or from Gradle:

dependencies {
  compile 'org.eclipse.golo:golo:3.3.0'
  // ...

The Golo Maven plugin artifact is:


Snapshots at Eclipse

We publish our Maven -SNAPSHOT artifacts to the Eclipse repositories: https://repo.eclipse.org/content/repositories/golo-snapshots/


Check out the Gradle Golo Plugin project by Marcin Erdmann.

Binaries are being released to Maven Central under the org.golo-lang group.

Native packages


Docker is on top of the hype, and so do we!

We provide Docker images of Golo. You can either use them as-is, or derive your own specialized images based on top of them.

If you want to quickly test Golo:

$ docker pull jponge/golo-lang


$ docker run --rm -t -i jponge/golo-lang /bin/bash
root@cf99d78f22a4:/# golo version --full
Golo version: 3.0.0-SNAPSHOT (build 15-03-17-09:28)
JVM version: 1.8.0_31

Source code

The canonical repository is at https://github.com/eclipse/golo-lang.

We also have an organization at https://github.com/golo-lang where interesting projects from the wider community are invited to join.

Editors and IDEs support

Here are the projects that we are aware of:

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