Golang : Simple File Server

Got a request from a developer friend yesterday on how to open up part of his machine and turn into a file server. The code below is the easiest solution that I can come up with for his question.

 package main

 import (

 func main() {
 http.Handle("/", http.FileServer(http.Dir("./<whatever directory you want to expose>")))
 http.ListenAndServe(":8108", nil)

What the code above did basically is to scan the target directory content with http.Dir() function and send out the content to the web portion via http.

Hope this tutorial can be help to others.

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By Adam Ng

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