Instant installation and deploy
- Clone this:
git clone git://github.com/JackDanger/shawty-server.git
- Signup for an account at Heroku (better details here)
- don't even bother configuring it
- push it to Heroku.com:
git push heroku master
If you run any application with published content it's helpful to have shorter links to that content.
Consider that your Rails app might offer pages like the following:
Imagine trying to fit that in a text message. Instead, how about:
Is it so easy a child can use it?
Yes. See the shawty-client gem for details:
Shawty.new( "http://url.myapp.com/" ).shrink( "http://myapp.com/accounts/megacorp/invoices?single_access_token=5ASD32ADf89JKASF2346" ) # => http://url.myapp.com/a7D ## Saved on your url.myapp.com shawty server and usable immediately
Patches welcome, forks celebrated.
Copyright (c) 2009 Jack Danger Canty. See LICENSE for details.