Getting Started

Currently CUE can only be installed from source.

Install CUE from source


Go 1.14 or higher (see below)

Installing CUE

To download and install the cue command line tool run

GO111MODULE=on go get

Or, if you are using Go 1.16:

go install

And make sure the install directory is in your path.

To also download the API and documentation, run

go get

in a module context.

Installing Go

Download Go

You can install binaries for Windows, MacOS X, and Linux at If you use a different OS you can install Go from source.

Install Go

Follow the instructions at Make sure the go binary is in your path. CUE uses Go modules, so there is no need to set up a GOPATH.