best way to mock/unit test http.Client?

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  • gock

    HTTP traffic mocking and testing made easy in Go ༼ʘ̚ل͜ʘ̚༽

    github.com/h2non/gock

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    Record and replay your HTTP interactions for fast, deterministic and accurate tests

    dnaeon/go-vcr

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    Something like this: https://github.com/gaia-pipeline/gaia/blob/8a9f66742fbb4c5120e52fcfeef94ff4fcfd63a0/workers/pipeline/git.go#L233

  • httpmock

    HTTP mocking for Golang

    To mock an API: https://github.com/jarcoal/httpmock to use when your code calls external APIs so you don't want your tests call the real API. No need to create an interface as you do.

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