How to deploy a Go web application using Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04

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The guide by Michael Okoh about deploying a web application in Go which will be useful to many back-end developers.

In order to achieve a production-grade deployment of your Go web application, it’s important that you keep your server secure by installing a TLS/SSL certificate.

The article describes these steps:

  • Building the Go web application
  • Creating a systemd unit file
  • Setting up a reverse proxy with Nginx
  • Testing the application

In this tutorial, you created a simple web application with Go using its standard libraries, set up a reverse proxy using Nginx, and used a SSL certificate on your domain to secure your app. Short but straight to the point guide!

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