So, building on some recent work with integrating linters and code checkers into
how to configure emacs to give you real time syntax checking of go. Emacs has a great
tool called flymake which can parse the output of 'go build' and give real time feedback
in the current buffer.
Here's what it looks like in emacs24 with a window for source code and a window for godoc.
And here's the .emacs configuration required to make this work. Hope this helps someone,
go's a joy to work with by itself, but a little IDE integration makes for an all-around