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MongoDB Go Driver

Welcome to the documentation site for the official MongoDB Go Driver. You can add the driver to your application to work with MongoDB in Go. Download it using go get or set up a runnable project by following our Quick Start guide.

You can use the Go driver to connect to MongoDB deployments running on one of the following hosted services or editions:

  • MongoDB Atlas: the fully managed service for MongoDB deployments in the cloud

  • MongoDB Enterprise: the subscription-based, self-managed version of MongoDB

  • MongoDB Community: the source-available, free-to-use, and self-managed version of MongoDB

Learn how to establish a connection to MongoDB Atlas and begin working with data in the Quick Start section.

See driver syntax examples for common MongoDB commands in the Quick Reference section.

For a list of new features and changes in each version, see the What's New section.

For fully runnable code snippets and explanations for common methods, see Usage Examples.

Learn how to perform the following tasks using the Go driver in the Fundamentals section:

For detailed information about types and methods in the MongoDB Go driver, see the MongoDB Go Driver API documentation.

For answers to commonly asked questions about the MongoDB Go Driver, see FAQ section.

For solutions to some issues you might see when connecting to a MongoDB deployment while using the MongoDB Go Driver, see Connection Troubleshooting.

Learn how to report bugs, contribute to the driver, and find additional resources for asking questions in the Issues & Help section.

For the compatibility charts that show the recommended Go Driver version for each MongoDB Server version, see Compatibility.

Visit the Developer Hub and MongoDB University to learn more about the MongoDB Go Driver.

The Developer Hub provides tutorials and social engagement for developers.

To learn how to use MongoDB features with the Go driver, see the How To's and Articles page.

To ask questions and engage in discussions with fellow developers using the Go Driver, see the forums page.

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