Coding APIs

Create a file#

$vim service/user/api/user.api
  • Define a request(LoginReq) and responese(LoginReply) and a user-api service with a POST method, path /user/login with the LoginReq request and LoginReply response.
type (
LoginReq {
Username string `json:"username"`
Password string `json:"password"`
LoginReply {
Id int64 `json:"id"`
Name string `json:"name"`
Gender string `json:"gender"`
AccessToken string `json:"accessToken"`
AccessExpire int64 `json:"accessExpire"`
RefreshAfter int64 `json:"refreshAfter"`
service user-api {
@handler login
post /user/login (LoginReq) returns (LoginReply)

Generate api services#

Use goctl to generate api files with .api definitions#

$cd book/service/user/api
$goctl api go -api user.api -dir .

Use a Plugin in Intellij#

Right-click on the user.api file, and then click to enter New->Go Zero->Api Code, enter the target directory selection, that is, the target storage directory of the api source code, the default is the directory where user.api is located, select Click OK after finishing the list.

ApiGeneration ApiGenerationDirectorySelection

By Keymap#

Open user.api, enter the editing area, use the shortcut key Command+N (for macOS) or alt+insert (for windows), select Api Code, and also enter the directory selection pop-up window, after selecting the directory Just click OK.

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