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Build a Go Task Worker


go get

This will create a Go project under $GOPATH/src and download any dependencies.

Implementing a Task a Worker

taskpackage provies the types used to implement the worker. Here is a reference worker implementation:

package task

import (

// Implementation for "task_1"
func Task_1_Execution_Function(t *task.Task) (taskResult *task.TaskResult, err error) {
log.Println("Executing Task_1_Execution_Function for", t.TaskType)

//Do some logic
taskResult = task.NewTaskResult(t)

output := map[string]interface{}{"task":"task_1", "key2":"value2", "key3":3, "key4":false}
taskResult.OutputData = output
taskResult.Status = "COMPLETED"
err = nil

return taskResult, err

Worker Polling

Here is an example that shows how to start polling for tasks after defining the tasks.

package main

import (

func main() {
c := conductor.NewConductorWorker("http://localhost:8080", 1, 10000)

c.Start("task_1", "", sample.Task_1_Execution_Function, false)
c.Start("task_2", "mydomain", sample.Task_2_Execution_Function, true)

NewConductorWoker parameters

  1. baseUrl: Server address.
  2. threadCount: No. of threads. Number of threads should be at-least same as the number of workers
  3. pollingInterval: Time in millisecond between subsequent polls