How to Build a Simple Web Server with Golang?
Golang is a procedural programming language ideal to build simple, reliable, and efficient software.
Creating Web Servers Using Golang:
Initialize a project
Create a project folder with a .go file inside eg. server.go.
The server.go file:
Run the server using the following command (make sure you’re in the project directory):
go run server.go
Note: You have to stop the server with Ctrl + C and restart via the same command whenever the server.go file is changed.
Open the desired web browser and any of these URLs to verify if the server is running:
Serving static files:
Create a static folder with all the static files.
Example directory structure:
Example static files:
- The GfG logo
- The index.html file
- The about.html file
Now Edit the server.go file:
Verifying if static files are served: