Go Web Apps: Risk Analyzer - Setup

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Kicking off today is a short series on building a fully working web application in Go.

Go Environment Variables: GoFig

Disclaimer: this is old content that’s horribly out of date and possibly very incorrect. I’ve archived it here for historic purposes only. It’s smelly, most likely not relevant, and I was still very much learning the language.

One problem I ran into early in my efforts to build web applications using Go was managing environment specific variables. Coming from an ASP.Net background I was used to having a plethora of .config files I could use and deploy depending on my target environment.

Go Web Apps Serving Static Files

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One feature of Go web applications I struggled with early on was how to serve my static (css, js, images, etc…) content. Here’s the setup that ended up working for me!

Setting Up Mongodb on Webfaction with Go

Disclaimer: this is old content that’s horribly out of date and possibly very incorrect. I’ve archived it here for historic purposes only. It’s smelly, most likely not relevant, and I was still very much learning the language.

In this post we’ll be walking step by step through how to set up your own MongoDB instance

Up and Running With Go on Webfaction

Disclaimer: this is old content that’s horribly out of date and possibly very incorrect. I’ve archived it here for historic purposes only. It’s smelly, most likely not relevant, and I was still very much learning the language.

Over the past handful of weeks I’ve set aside other development research and started pouring over all of the GO documentation I could get my hands on. After numerous hello world style applications I’ve decided today is the day to take Go to the next level: hosted web applications!