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package main
// how to add middlewares for specific routes using hhtprouter router
import (
// handler function for profile endpoint
func profileHandler(w http.ResponseWriter, r *http.Request) {
fmt.Fprintf(w, "This is the content of the profile controller\n")
log.Println("executing profile controller")
// handler function for /hello/:name endpoint
func helloHandler(w http.ResponseWriter, r *http.Request, ps httprouter.Params) {
fmt.Fprintf(w, "Hello, %s!\n", ps.ByName("name"))
log.Println("executing hello controller")
func loginHandler(w http.ResponseWriter, r *http.Request, _ httprouter.Params) {
fmt.Fprintf(w, "This is the content of the login controller\n")
log.Println("executing login controller")
// auth middleware
func auth(rw http.ResponseWriter, r *http.Request, next http.HandlerFunc) {
// do some stuff before
log.Println("auth middleware -> before executing controller")
// call endpoint handler
next(rw, r)
// do some stuff after
log.Println("auth middleware -> after the controller was executed")
// getUrlParams function is extracting URL parameters
func getUrlParams(router *httprouter.Router, req *http.Request) httprouter.Params {
_, params, _ := router.Lookup(req.Method, req.URL.Path)
return params
// callwithParams function is helping us to call controller from middleware having access to URL params
func callwithParams(router *httprouter.Router, handler func(w http.ResponseWriter, r *http.Request, ps httprouter.Params)) func(w http.ResponseWriter, r *http.Request) {
return func(w http.ResponseWriter, r *http.Request) {
params := getUrlParams(router, r)
handler(w, r, params)
func main() {
router := httprouter.New()
router.POST("/login", loginHandler)
// add middleware for a specific route
nProfile := negroni.New()
router.Handler("GET", "/", nProfile)
// add middleware for a specific route and get params from route
nHello := negroni.New()
nHello.UseHandlerFunc(callwithParams(router, helloHandler))
router.Handler("GET", "/hello/:name", nHello)
// Includes some default middlewares to all routes
n := negroni.Classic()
log.Fatal(http.ListenAndServe(":8080", n))
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