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Gin 1 Fundamentals

by Mike Van Sickle

Gin is a fast, lightweight framework that simplifies the creation of web applications and services. This course will teach you how to use Gin to create clean and well-structured web-based programs.

What you'll learn

The Go language has proven itself to be an excellent choice for web-based applications. However, on its own, Go can be a little tedious when routing requests and other common tasks. In this course, Gin 1 Fundamentals, you’ll learn to simplify the creation of web applications and services using Gin. First, you’ll explore Gin’s routing API to quickly get your requests where they need to go. Next, you’ll discover how to implement clear request handlers. Finally, you’ll learn how to use middleware to add features such as response compression, route-based authentication, and more. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Gin needed to create your own web-based applications and services.

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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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