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Go: Design Patterns for Real-World Projects by Mat Ryer, Mario Castro Contreras, Vladimir Vivien

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Summary

In this chapter, we successfully built a very simple backup system for your code projects. You can see how simple it would be to extend or modify the behavior of these programs. The scope for potential problems that you could go on to solve is limitless.

Rather than having a local archive destination folder like we did in the previous section, imagine mounting a network storage device and using that instead. Suddenly, you have off-site (or at least off-machine) backups of these vital files. You can easily set a Dropbox folder as the archive destination, which would mean that not only do you get access to the snapshots yourself, but a copy is also stored in the cloud and can even be shared with other users.

Extending the Archiver interface ...

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