SendGrid's Golang HTTP Client for calling APIs
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Quickly and easily access any RESTful or RESTful-like API.

If you are looking for the SendGrid API client library, please see this repo.

Announcements

All updates to this library is documented in our CHANGELOG.

Table of Contents

Installation

Prerequisites

  • Go version 1.6.X, 1.7.X, 1.8.X, 1.9.X or 1.10.X

Install Package

go get github.com/sendgrid/rest

Setup Environment Variables

Initial Setup

cp .env_sample .env

Environment Variable

Update the development environment with your SENDGRID_API_KEY, for example:

echo "export SENDGRID_API_KEY='YOUR_API_KEY'" > sendgrid.env
echo "sendgrid.env" >> .gitignore
source ./sendgrid.env

Quick Start

GET /your/api/{param}/call

package main

import "github.com/sendgrid/rest"
import "fmt"

func main() {
	const host = "https://api.example.com"
	param := "myparam"
	endpoint := "/your/api/" + param + "/call"
	baseURL := host + endpoint
	method := rest.Get
	request := rest.Request{
		Method:  method,
		BaseURL: baseURL,
	}
	response, err := rest.Send(request)
	if err != nil {
		fmt.Println(err)
	} else {
		fmt.Println(response.StatusCode)
		fmt.Println(response.Body)
		fmt.Println(response.Headers)
	}
}

POST /your/api/{param}/call with headers, query parameters and a request body.

package main

import "github.com/sendgrid/rest"
import "fmt"

func main() {
	const host = "https://api.example.com"
	param := "myparam"
	endpoint := "/your/api/" + param + "/call"
	baseURL := host + endpoint
	Headers := make(map[string]string)
	key := os.Getenv("API_KEY")
	Headers["Authorization"] = "Bearer " + key
	Headers["X-Test"] = "Test"
	var Body = []byte(`{"some": 0, "awesome": 1, "data": 3}`)
	queryParams := make(map[string]string)
	queryParams["hello"] = "0"
	queryParams["world"] = "1"
	method := rest.Post
	request = rest.Request{
		Method:      method,
		BaseURL:     baseURL,
		Headers:     Headers,
		QueryParams: queryParams,
		Body:        Body,
	}
	response, err := rest.Send(request)
	if err != nil {
		fmt.Println(err)
	} else {
		fmt.Println(response.StatusCode)
		fmt.Println(response.Body)
		fmt.Println(response.Headers)
	}
}

Usage

Roadmap

If you are interested in the future direction of this project, please take a look at our milestones. We would love to hear your feedback.

How to Contribute

We encourage contribution to our projects, please see our CONTRIBUTING guide for details.

Quick links:

About

rest is guided and supported by the SendGrid Developer Experience Team.

rest is maintained and funded by SendGrid, Inc. The names and logos for rest are trademarks of SendGrid, Inc.

License

The MIT License (MIT)