Golang’s adoption is increasing day by day. Recently, Golang has been the true norm to build command line tools. For security cases, Go happens to be doing good in their reports for vulnerabilities, with just one CVE registry since 2002. But, not having vulnerabilities doesn’t imply that the programming language is secure. If we don’t follow best practices, the developed app can cause security issues and sometimes it may fail. So, Here we’ll see some best practices that you must consider while developing software with Golang.

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Top 11 Golang Best Practices-
1. Use Of HTML Templates-
Cross-site scripting or XSS is one of the most basic and common vulnerabilities. Generally, this consists of the attacker being able to include malicious code in the app to modify the output. For example, one can send a Javascript code as part of the query string in a url. When the app returns user’s value, Javascript code could be executed. So, as a developer, you must know this and sanitize the user’s input. For encoding what the app will return to the use, Golang has a package template/html. Thus, rather than the browser executing an input like alert(‘You’ve Been Hacked!’);, popping up an alert message; you could encode the info, and the application will treat the input as a typical HTML code printed in the browser. HTML server that returns HTML template looks as below-
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