A Ruby gem that connects to various URL shortening services like RubyURL, moourl, etc.
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= ShortURL 0.8.4 == Summary ShortURL is a very simple library to use URL shortening services such as RubyURL, urlTea, and TinyURL. == Installation ShortURL is available as a gem, installation is just like any other gem: <tt>$ gem install shorturl</tt> You can also download the tar.bz2 archive at http://rubyforge.org/frs/?group_id=732 if you do not want to use the gem. == Supported services Here is the list of the services supported by ShortURL: * http://rubyurl.com * http://tinyurl.com * http://shorl.com * http://metamark.net * http://shorterlink.com * http://ln-s.net * http://fyad.org * http://d62.net * http://shiturl.com * http://shortify.com * http://moourl.com * http://is.gd == Usage: call-seq: require "shorturl" puts ShortURL.shorten("http://mypage.com") puts ShortURL.shorten("http://mypage.com", :moourl) The second parameter represents the service you want to use. These are: * <tt>:rubyurl</tt> * <tt>:tinyurl</tt> * <tt>:shorl</tt> * <tt>:metamark</tt> * <tt>:shorterlink</tt> * <tt>:lns</tt> * <tt>:fyad</tt> * <tt>:d62</tt> * <tt>:shiturl</tt> * <tt>:shortify</tt> * <tt>:isgd</tt> You can use <tt>ShortURL.valid_services</tt> to obtain a list of the valid services (in case I forget to update the documentation) == Thanks - Marcel Molina Jr., Devin Mullins for some ideas - imperator from #ruby-lang (I don't know your real name, sorry) for helping me with creating and uploading a RubyGem - Daniel Dipaolo for telling me about ln-s.net and fyad.org == Authors - Vincent Foley (original developer) - Robby Russell <email@example.com>