Installing httprouter

httprouter is an open source Go package and can be installed using the go get command. Let us see the installation and basic usage in the steps given as follows:

  1. Install httprouter using this command:
go get github.com/julienschmidt/httprouter

We can import the library in our source code, like this:

import "github.com/julienschmidt/httprouter"
  1. The basic usage of httprouter can be understood through an example. Let us write a REST service in Go that provides two things:
  • Gets the Go compiler version
  • Gets the content of a given file

We need to use a system package called os/exec to fetch the preceding details.

  1. The os/exec package has a Command function, using which we can make any system call and the function signature ...

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