Getting started

GoFr is Opinionated Web Framework written in Go (Golang). It helps in building robust and scalable applications. This framework is designed to offer a user-friendly and familiar abstraction for all the developers . We prioritize simplicity over complexity.

In this section we will walk through what GoFr is, what problems it solves, and how it can help in building your project.

Quick Start

Step-by-step guides to setting up your system and installing the library.


Our guides break down how to perform common tasks in GoFr.

Key Features

  • Logging
  • Support for various response types such as JSON, FILE.
  • Health check and Readiness monitoring for checking continuous service availability.
  • Metrics exposure for monitoring and analysis using Prometheus.
  • Tracing capability to track user request progress with traceable spans.
  • Level-based logging support for effective debugging and monitoring.


  • Promote simple and clean code.
  • Favor compile-time checked code over dynamic code.
  • Create a solid foundation for the integration of application modules.
  • Encourage a more functional way of programming.
  • Avoid code duplication.
  • Log and store data for analysis purposes.