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Go Web Development Cookbook by Arpit Aggarwal

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How it works…

Once we run the program, the HTTP server will start locally listening on port 8080.

Next, we will execute a couple of commands to see how the session works.

First, we will access /home by executing the following command:

$ curl -X GET http://localhost:8080/home

This will result in an unauthorized access message from the server as shown in the following screenshot:

This is because we first have to log in to an application, which will create a session ID that the server will validate before providing access to any web page. So, let's log in to the application:

$ curl -X GET -i http://localhost:8080/login

Executing the previous ...

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