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Validating Data Structures And Variables In Golang

When working with Go or any programming language for that matter, there is almost aways a need to validate the data that the user provides before you start working with it or storing it in a database. A sloppy way to validate data would be to use a series of if/else conditions, switch statements, and a bunch of regular expressions, but there are better ways to get the job done without having a disaster of a codebase in terms of maintainability.

We’re going to see how to use the validator.v9 package in Golang to validate native Go data structures, their fields, and any variables that don’t quite fit in.

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