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Go Web Development Cookbook by Arpit Aggarwal

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Logging HTTP requests

Logging HTTP requests is always useful when troubleshooting a web application, so it’s a good idea to log a request/response with a proper message and logging level. Go provides the log package, which can help us to implement logging in an application. However, in this recipe we will be using Gorilla logging handlers to implement it because the library offers more features such as logging in Apache Combined Log Format and Apache Common Log Format, which are not yet supported by the Go log package.

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