Ticktick is an id generator for message service. It's now can run as an independent alone service or an embeded one.
Ticktick's id generation rules is like Snowflake of twitter, but with more considerations, checkout document DESIGN.md for more details.
Ticktick is powered by Mochiweb, which means you can run it by command
Then retrieve id by command:
$ curl -G http://127.0.0.1:8080/id
and command to explain an existing id:
$ curl -G http://127.0.0.1:8080/explain?id=001ACE3A54400000
which you'll get the response: