Introduction to Secure Coding Practices in Golang

Go Language - Web Application Secure Coding Practices is a guide written for anyone who is using the Go Programming Language and aims to use it for web development.

This book is collaborative effort of Checkmarx Security Research Team and it follows the OWASP Secure Coding Practices - Quick Reference Guide v2 release.

The main goal of this book is to help developers avoid common mistakes while at the same time, learning a new programming language through a “hands-on approach”. This book provides a good level of detail on “how to do it securely” showing what kind of security problems could arise during development.

The Audience for this Book

The primary audience of the Go Secure Coding Practices Guide is developers, particularly the ones with previous experience with other programming languages.

The book is also a great reference to those learning programming for the first time, who have already finish the Go tour.

What You Will Learn

This book covers the OWASP Secure Coding Practices Guide topic-by-topic, providing examples and recommendations using Go, to help developers avoid common mistakes and pitfalls.

After reading this book, you’ll be more confident you’re developing secure Go applications.


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