URL Shortener Service in Go
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Synopsis

URL Shortener Service

Build and Run

In this project we use two containers, the first one is to do the build and the second one to expose the binary of the project.

make build

Run with Docker

docker-compose up

Code Example

# execute the program
go run main.go

Using CURL

Generate shortener
curl -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X POST -d '{"url":"www.google.com"}' http://localhost:8080/encode/

Response: {"success":true,"response":"http://localhost:8080/bN"}

Redirect
Open url in your browser http://localhost:8080/bN

OR
`curl http://localhost:8080/bN

Get info for url shortener
curl http://localhost:8080/info/bN

Response:

{
 "success":true,
 "response": {
    "url":"www.google.com",
    "visited":true,
    "count":1
 }
}

Motivation

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Installation

You can install it using 'go get' or cloning the repository.

Use go get

# fetches the program
go get github.com/douglasmakey/ursho

# move to the app's directory
cd $GOPATH/src/github.com/douglasmakey/ursho

Cloning the repo

We'll use github.com/user as our base path. Create a directory inside your workspace in which to keep source code:

mkdir -p $GOPATH/src/github.com/douglasmakey cd "$_"

Clone repository or download and unrar in folder
git clone https://github.com/douglasmakey/ursho.git

Use GLIDE Package Management for Golang, for installation all packages

https://github.com/Masterminds/glide

Run glide install in the folder.

Select method of persistence

select the method of persistence, in which you going to work.
storage := &storages.Postgres{}

If selected Postgresql as Storage, create database

CREATE DATABASE ursho_db;

Add your config for the method of persistence and other options in file config.json\

{
  "server": {
    "host": "0.0.0.0",
    "port": "8080"
  },
  "options": {
    "prefix": "http://localhost:8080/"
  },
  "posgres": {
    "user": "postgres",
    "password": "mysecretpassword",
    "db": "ursho_db"
  }
}

API Reference

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Tests

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Contributors

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License

A short snippet describing the license (MIT, Apache, etc.)