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How to persist goRBAC instance


goRBAC provides a lightweight role-based access control (RBAC) implementation in Golang. Normally, the privilege information (roles, parents, and permissions) are saved in the persistent storage, e.g. Database, Files, or Cloud Storage. This post will briefly discuss the technical details of how to load the goRBAC instance from persistent storage and how to save the instance back. In order to make things simple, I will use the JSON file as the persistent storage.
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Thoughs on goRBAC

Code refactoring is not an easy job, but it has to be done in most of the times. I just completed the lightweight role based access control library: goRBAC’s refactoring. There are some feedbacks and questions about the design and usage. I think it would be better writing something to share some design ideas and practice principles which will make things easier.


The master branch of current goRBAC’s source code is intended to be Version 2. While the previous version has been tagged as Version 1 with the v1.dev branch on Github. And this article will only discuss Version 2 (the master branch).

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