Build REST API with Go Fiber and PlanetScale - Part 1

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  • fasthttp

    Fast HTTP package for Go. Tuned for high performance. Zero memory allocations in hot paths. Up to 10x faster than net/http

    Fiber (gofiber.io) is web framework written in Go that much like Express in Nodejs. Fiber have many built in features to build rich web application such as Middleware, API Ready, Template Engine, Websocket support, Rate limiter, etc. They used fasthttp for the engine that claims is the fastest HTTP Engine in Go.

  • GORM

    The fantastic ORM library for Golang, aims to be developer friendly

    To access PlanetScale, we can use ORM from Go called Gorm, and since the PlanetScale database is built on top Vitess (MySQL), install the MySQL driver as well.

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  • Fiber

    ⚡️ Express inspired web framework written in Go

    Fiber (gofiber.io) is web framework written in Go that much like Express in Nodejs. Fiber have many built in features to build rich web application such as Middleware, API Ready, Template Engine, Websocket support, Rate limiter, etc. They used fasthttp for the engine that claims is the fastest HTTP Engine in Go.

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