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HTTP Middleware

  • Shiju Varghese

Abstract

The last two chapters explored various aspects of building web applications and web APIs. This chapter takes a look at HTTP middleware, which simplifies development efforts when real-world web applications are built. The Go developer community has not been too interested in adopting full-fledged web application frameworks for building web applications. Instead, they prefer to use standard library packages such as the fundamental block, along with a few essential third-party libraries such as Gorilla mux. Writing and using HTTP middleware is an essential approach for staying with this strategy. You can implement many cross-cutting behaviors such as security, HTTP request and response logging, compressing HTTP responses, and caching as middleware components; and these middleware components can be applied to many application handlers or across-the-application handlers.

Keywords

Code Block Shared Behavior Context Object Alice Package Signature Func 
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Copyright information

© Shiju Varghese 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shiju Varghese
    • 1
  1. 1.KerelaIndia

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