Middleware gzip

Enable gzip interceptor/middleware for the server.


go get github.com/rookie-ninja/rk-boot

General options

These are general options to start a gin server with rk-boot

name description type default value
gin.name The name of gin server string N/A
gin.port The port of gin server integer nil, server won’t start
gin.enabled Enable gin entry bool false
gin.description Description of gin entry. string ""

Gzip options

name description type default value
gin.interceptors.gzip.enabled Enable gzip interceptor boolean false
gin.interceptors.gzip.level Provide level of compression, options are noCompression, bestSpeed, bestCompression, defaultCompression, huffmanOnly. string defaultCompression

Quick start

1.Create boot.yaml

  - name: greeter                     # Required
    port: 8080                        # Required
    enabled: true                     # Required
      enabled: true                   # Optional, default: false
        enabled: true                 # Optional, default: false
        level: bestSpeed              # Optional, options: [noCompression, bestSpeed, bestCompression, defaultCompression, huffmanOnly]

2.Create main.go

// Copyright (c) 2021 rookie-ninja
// Use of this source code is governed by an Apache-style
// license that can be found in the LICENSE file.
package main

import (

// Application entrance.
func main() {
	// Create a new boot instance.
	boot := rkboot.NewBoot()

	// Register handler
	boot.GetGinEntry("greeter").Router.POST("/v1/post", post)

	// Bootstrap

	// Wait for shutdown sig

// PostResponse Response of Greeter.
type PostResponse struct {
	ReceivedMessage string

// post Handler.
func post(ctx *gin.Context) {
	buf := new(strings.Builder)
	io.Copy(buf, ctx.Request.Body)

	ctx.JSON(http.StatusOK, &PostResponse{
		ReceivedMessage: fmt.Sprintf("Received %s!", buf.String()),


Send request

$ echo 'this is message' | gzip | curl --compressed --data-binary @- -H "Content-Encoding: gzip" -H "Accept-Encoding: gzip" localhost:8080/v1/post
{"ReceivedMessage":"this is message\n"}


Last modified November 18, 2021 : Add gzip middleware documentation (f4783cb)