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Go Web Development Cookbook by Arpit Aggarwal

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How to do it…

  1. Install the github.com/gorilla/mux package using the go get command, as follows:
$ go get github.com/gorilla/mux
  1. Create http-rest-get.go where we will define two routes—/employees and /employee/{id} along with their handlers. The former writes the static array of employees and the latter writes employee details for the provided ID to an HTTP response stream, as follows:
package mainimport (  "encoding/json"  "log"  "net/http"  "github.com/gorilla/mux")const (  CONN_HOST = "localhost"  CONN_PORT = "8080")type Route struct {  Name string  Method string  Pattern string  HandlerFunc http.HandlerFunc}type Routes []Routevar routes = Routes{  Route  {    "getEmployees",    "GET",    "/employees",    getEmployees,  },  Route  {    "getEmployee",    "GET", "/employee/{id}", ...

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