Run 'go fmt' in vim on save

One of the really awesome things about Golang is the go fmt command which forces your code to conform to a common formatting convention.

However, running a file through go fmt isn’t automatic out of the gate, but if you use vim the following snippet will cause go fmt to be run every time you save a go file.

" Run go-fmt on Go source code on save.
  autocmd FileType go autocmd BufWritePre <buffer> Fmt
  

Try this out next time you’re writing go and you’ll be happy you have it.

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