Go 1.16 Release Candidate 1 is released(go1.16rc1)

Golang team at Google, just released go1.16rc1, a release candidate version of Go 1.16.

It is a cut from release-branch.go1.16 at the revision tagged go1.16rc1.

Please try your production load tests and unit tests with the new version.

If any issues with the new version, please report at golang issue tracker https://golang.org/issue/new

Update to go1.16rc1 version

If Go is already installed and to install go1.16rc1 version use the below go command

$ go get golang.org/dl/go1.16rc1
$ go1.16rc1 download

To download binary and source distributions use the below link https://golang.org/dl/#go1.16rc1

You can find Go 1.16 draft release notes here https://tip.golang.org/doc/go1.16

Official announcement link https://groups.google.com/g/golang-dev/c/OAmbnEX9npQ/m/KvFDg7BlAwAJ