Personal URL shortening with CouchDB
Latest commit 4901095 Jul 31, 2010 @janl move index.html yo shortener


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.