Gives you short link for long url, it is build upon blockchain therefore does not depend on central server.
How to create short url
- Install Metamask chrome extension
- Create account on metamask, change network to Ropsten Test Network.
- Get free ether from https://faucet.metamask.io/
- Visit https://anilmaurya.github.io/link-shortner/
Share short link
Short link created can be shared with everyone without any dependencies on metamask. For example: https://anilmaurya.github.io/link-shortner/?12
Clone this Repository
git clone email@example.com:anilmaurya/link-shortner.git
Run the development console.
Compile and migrate the smart contracts. Note inside the development console we don't preface commands with
clientdirectory, we run the React app. Smart contract changes must be manually recompiled and migrated.
// in another terminal (i.e. not in the truffle develop prompt) cd client npm run start
// inside the development console. test // outside the development console.. truffle test
Jest is included for testing React components. Compile your contracts before running Jest, or you may receive some file not found errors.
// ensure you are inside the client directory when running this npm run test
To build the application for production, use the build script. A production build will be in the
// ensure you are inside the client directory when running this npm run build
Deploying contract on Ropsten network
truffle migrate --network ropsten
- Deploy client App on github
cd client npm run deploy
- Deploy Api for reading contract on heroku
heroku create heroku buildpacks:set https://github.com/timanovsky/subdir-heroku-buildpack heroku buildpacks:add heroku/ruby heroku config:set PROJECT_PATH=backend git push heroku master
How do I use this with the Ganache-CLI?
It's as easy as modifying the config file! Check out our documentation on adding network configurations. Depending on the port you're using, you'll also need to update line 29 of
Where is my production build?
The production build will be in the
client/buildfolder after running
npm run buildin the
Where can I find more documentation?