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Tools besides Go for a newbie
36 projects | reddit.com/r/golang | 26 Mar 2023
IDE: use whatever make you productive. I personally use vscode. VCS: git, as golang communities use github heavily as base for many libraries. AFAIK Linter: use staticcheck for linting as it looks like mostly used linting tool in go, supported by many also. In Vscode it will be recommended once you install go plugin. Libraries/Framework: actually the standard libraries already included many things you need, decent enough for your day-to-day development cycles(e.g. `net/http`). But here are things for extra: - Struct fields validator: validator - Http server lib: chi router , httprouter , fasthttp (for non standard http implementations, but fast) - Web Framework: echo , gin , fiber , beego , etc - Http client lib: most already covered by stdlib(net/http), so you rarely need extra lib for this, but if you really need some are: resty - CLI: cobra - Config: godotenv , viper - DB Drivers: sqlx , postgre , sqlite , mysql - nosql: redis , mongodb , elasticsearch - ORM: gorm , entgo , sqlc(codegen) - JS Transpiler: gopherjs - GUI: fyne - grpc: grpc - logging: zerolog - test: testify , gomock , dockertest - and many others you can find here
Is gomock still maintained and recommended?
7 projects | reddit.com/r/golang | 6 Mar 2023
FWIW, I've been using testify and mockery for years.7 projects | reddit.com/r/golang | 6 Mar 2023
To answer OP directly, I am largely quite happy with mockery (and testify) to write expressive tests.
Golang, GraphQL y Postgress
2 projects | reddit.com/r/devsarg | 26 Jan 2023
Como herramientas te recomiendo: FastJson https://github.com/valyala/fastjson : Si necesitas leer jsons Testify https://github.com/stretchr/testify : Para mockear y testear
How to develop a Web app in go
9 projects | reddit.com/r/golang | 19 Jan 2023
Indispensable for testing your code: https://github.com/stretchr/testify
What's your favourite part of unit testing?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/golang | 19 Jan 2023
Best tool in the ecosystem testify. Learn about Table driven test, suite - saves your time so much with setup & teardown. Absolutely one thing you need to follow, if you see anything breaking (or bugs) add tests for that, could be unit tests or integration tests, this's of huge value and reduces manual testsing.
8 projects | reddit.com/r/golang | 10 Jan 2023
I use https://github.com/stretchr/testify in tests, it prints structs and diffs very well
Learning Go and I don't like some features, maybe it's me?
3 projects | reddit.com/r/golang | 14 Dec 2022
Criando uma API Rest com Fiber - Uma história pessoal de aprendizado
7 projects | dev.to | 22 Nov 2022
How do you do DB preparation in e2e tests?
3 projects | reddit.com/r/golang | 20 Oct 2022
Assertion libraries that people seem to love: - testify (my favorite) - go-cmp is a more barebones library - gotest.tools -- I have never used this but some swear by it
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.
What are some alternatives?
ginkgo - A Modern Testing Framework for Go
GoConvey - Go testing in the browser. Integrates with `go test`. Write behavioral tests in Go.
gomega - Ginkgo's Preferred Matcher Library
gomock - GoMock is a mocking framework for the Go programming language.
gotest.tools - A collection of packages to augment the go testing package and support common patterns.
go-cmp - Package for comparing Go values in tests
gocheck - Rich testing for the Go language
assert - :exclamation:Basic Assertion Library used along side native go testing, with building blocks for custom assertions
godog - Cucumber for golang
go-testdeep - Extremely flexible golang deep comparison, extends the go testing package, tests HTTP APIs and provides tests suite
decimal - Arbitrary-precision fixed-point decimal numbers in go