Category Archives: golang

Useful links for proto generator development

https://rotemtam.com/2021/03/22/creating-a-protoc-plugin-to-gen-go-code/ https://medium.com/@tim.r.coulson/writing-a-protoc-plugin-with-google-golang-org-protobuf-cd5aa75f5777 https://github.com/nametake/protoc-gen-gohttp https://github.com/drekle/protoc-gen-goexample/blob/c60883c9711f3cfbd5191fd697651dbd067e6fdd/main.go#L135 https://github.com/grpc-ecosystem/grpc-gateway/blob/24434e22fb9734f1a62c81c4ea246125d7844645/examples/internal/proto/examplepb/echo_service_grpc.pb.go https://pkg.go.dev/google.golang.org/protobuf/compiler/protogen#Options.Run https://github.com/lyft/protoc-gen-star https://go.dev/blog/protobuf-apiv2 https://docs.buf.build/build/usage/#configuration https://github.com/grpc-ecosystem/grpc-gateway https://github.com/googleapis/googleapis/tree/master/google/api https://github.com/bufbuild/buf https://stackoverflow.com/questions/36540427/cannot-find-package-google-protobuf https://pkg.go.dev/google.golang.org/protobuf https://developers.google.com/protocol-buffers/docs/reference/go-generated#package https://stackoverflow.com/questions/61666805/correct-format-of-protoc-go-package https://grpc.io/docs/languages/go/quickstart/ https://github.com/protocolbuffers/protobuf/tree/master/src/google/protobuf https://github.com/gogo/protobuf/blob/b03c65ea87cdc3521ede29f62fe3ce239267c1bc/protobuf/google/protobuf/descriptor.proto

Go study

A list of resources for learning golang https://github.com/ardanlabs/gotraining/tree/master/reading

Nullable fields in json generated from protobuf file

Null for nil value my.proto

go mapper

Which will lead to this json response

Omit a field with nil value If you want to omit the field completely, you can use oneof approach proto

go mapper

More info on json options for grpc — https://blog.bullgare.com/2020/07/complete-list-of-swagger-options-to-protobuf-file/

Talk about pros and cons of GraphQL

Pros: Very flexible — clients decide which fields of which entities they need. Documentation and test UI are available by default. Cons: Code looks ugly. N+1 selects problem is hard to solve (most probably — with some ad-hoc). It’s harder to test as you don’t know all the use cases. Not a binary protocol — …

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Debugging go app in Jetbrains Goland on m1

First download a proper version of GoLand here — select .dmg (MacOS Apple Silicon) here (direct link — https://www.jetbrains.com/go/download/download-thanks.html?type=eap&platform=macM1&build=211.6556.11&code=GO). Then make sure you are using arm version of go (go version go1.16.2 darwin/arm64). If not, download and install arm version of golang (like «go1.16.2.darwin-arm64.pkg») from the list here — https://golang.org/dl/. Now it should work. With …

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Example of using embed in go

Nice article on using go templates with embed introduced in go1.16: https://philipptanlak.com/web-frontends-in-go/. That’s the code:

Embedding assets to go binary in go 1.16

That’s how you can use it:

Or embedding one file directly into a variable:

More details — https://golang.org/pkg/embed/

Forward multiple kubernetes pods for local development

kubefwd is a great tool that can forward a lot of pods at once to your local machine. The only downside for me is that it touches your local /etc/hosts. That’s how I use it:

It does not have huge documentation, but it is written in golang, and you can check how the source …

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Force ipv4 for golang http client

Sometimes you want to prevent your http client from using ipv6/tcp6. That’s how you do it.

Mocking for unit-tests and e2e-tests in golang

Some patterns to test your golang app. Mocking an interface

https://github.com/vektra/mockery Mocking SQL database

https://github.com/DATA-DOG/go-sqlmock Mocking HTTP server for unit-tests

https://golang.org/pkg/net/http/httptest/ Stubbing HTTP server for e2e-tests

https://github.com/jmartin82/mmock Mocking for e2e-tests with dockertest

https://github.com/ory/dockertest