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Personal URL shortening with CouchDB
Latest commit 4901095 @janl move index.html yo shortener
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shows move index.html yo shortener
templates move index.html yo shortener
updates move index.html yo shortener
vendor/date strip features
.gitignore ignore Add thanks and changes
LICENSE update year
README Add thanks and changes
rewrites.json move index.html yo shortener
validate_doc_update.js this is my house


The cool stuff happens in updates/shorten.js and shows/long.js

Create a short:

curl -X POST

You should see:

  Shortened to yvHa

Get the redirect:

For maximum effect, deploy behind an HTTP proxy that aliases / to


Go to to see a list of
all shortened URLs.

The list & view that power this make this > 30 LoC, but the updates/shorten.js
and shows/long.js are still tight.
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