▲ 9 ▼ Go simple - a linter for Go source code that specialises on simplifying code
Gosimple differs from golint in that gosimple focusses on simplifying code, while golint flags common style issues. Furthermore, gosimple always targets the latest Go version. If a new Go release adds a simpler way of doing something, gosimple will suggest that way.
Gosimple will never contain rules that are also present in golint, even if they would fit into gosimple. If golint should merge one of gosimple's rules, it will be removed from gosimple shortly after, to avoid duplicate results. It is strongly suggested that you use golint and gosimple together and consider gosimple an addon to golint.