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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, executing a PUT request from the command line to update an employee record with the ID as 1 will give you the number of records updated in the database as a response:

$ curl -X PUT http://localhost:8080/employee/update/1?name\=barNumber of rows updated in database are :: 1

Let’s look at the program we have written:

  1. We defined an updateRecord handler, which gets the ID to be updated in the database as a URL path variable path, and the new name as the request variable, prepares an update statement with a name and UID as a placeholder, which will be replaced dynamically, executes the statement, gets the number of rows updated as a result ...

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