Expanded Library

Building Better Go Web Apps with the Gorilla Toolkit

by Mike Van Sickle

This course will introduce the Gorilla Toolkit and show how each of its packages can be used to enhance a Go-powered web application.

What you'll learn

Go comes packaged with a great set of tools and libraries to get you started developing web applications, but there are some gaps that make it difficult to create a complete solution. In this course, I will introduce you to the Gorilla Toolkit, a set of packages that augments Go’s base libraries to add critical features like parameterized routing and session management.

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About the author

Michael Van Sickle is an application architect in Akron, Ohio. He started his career as a mechanical engineer, designing components for the automotive industry, before changing to software engineering. He is passionate about learning new programming languages and is comfortable working in Java, C#, JavaScript, PHP, and F#. Mike also loves learning about user experience design and is taking a lead role in his company's attempt to make applications that are elegant and simple. When he i... more

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