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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, you could execute a GET request from the command line as:

$ curl -X GET http://localhost:8080/status API is up and running

This will give you the status of the REST API. You could execute a GET request from the command line as:

$ curl -X GET http://localhost:8080/employees [{"id":1,"firstName":"Foo","lastName":"Bar"},{"id":2,"firstName":"Baz","lastName":"Qux"}]

This will give you a list of all the employees. We could try to get the access token through the command line as:

$ curl -X GET http://localhost:8080/get-token

We will get the Not Implemented message from the server.

Let's understand the program we have written:

  • import ("encoding/json" ...

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