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Learning Go Web Development

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Learning Go Web Development

Learning Go Web Development by Nathan Kozyra
English | 27 Apr. 2016 | ASIN: B01891X7SI | 138 Pages | AZW3 | 1.85 MB

Key Features

Build a fully-featured REST API to enable client-side single page apps
Utilize TLS to build reliable and secure sites
A quick guide that provides everything a developer needs to know to build end-to-end web applications in Go
Book Description

Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. It is a statically typed language with syntax loosely derived from that of C, adding garbage collection, type safety, some dynamic-typing capabilities, additional built-in types such as variable-length arrays and key-value maps, and a large standard library.

Learning Go Web Development is a start-to-finish walkthrough of the topics most critical to anyone building a new web application. Whether it's keeping your application secure, connecting to your database, enabling token-based authentication, or utilizing logic-less templates, this book has you covered. You'll begin by learning about routing requests and implementing SSL. Moving on, you'll get to know about practices to keep users' data safe. By the end of the book, you will be able to build robust, secure, and fully-featured applications for the web.

What you will learn

Create a listening web server
Route requests
Implement SSL/TLS
Use Go's logic-less templates
Implement caching for maximum performance
Use sessions and cookies
Utilize security best practices to keep users and data safe
Connect to data sources
Create a RESTful API
About the Author

Nathan Kozyra is a seasoned web developer, with nearly two decades of professional software development experience. Since Go's initial release, he has been drawn to the language for its power, elegance, and usability.

He has a strong interest in web development, music production, and machine learning. He is married and has a two-year-old son.

Table of Contents

Introducing and Setting Up Go
Serving and Routing
Connecting to Data
Using Templates
Frontend Integration with RESTful APIs
Sessions and Cookies
Microservices and Communication
Logging and Testing
Security
Caching, Proxies, and Improved Performance