Great news for all Go enthusiasts, go1.9beta1, a beta version of Go 1.9 have been just released. It is piece from the master branch of the revision go1.9beta1.
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At the moment, there are no known problems or issues.
Developers ask every Go coder to try running production load tests and unit tests with this new version. Report any problems using the issue tracker.
If you already have Go installed, the easiest way to try go1.9beta1 is by using this tool. Feel free to download all distributions from the usual place, here.
Gradual code repair while moving a type between packages is now supported in Go thanks to type aliases. List of all other changes in Go 1.9, can be found in the draft release notes.
Go 1.9 docs available here.