What is Flask?
Flask is a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug and Jinja2. It's intended for small scale applications and was developped with best intentions in mind.
What is shrtn
shrtn is a project to satisfy a personal curiosity: learning what's under the hood of URL shortening services. The best way to learn (for some of us) is to actually do, so I decided to write a URL shortening engine in my favorite language, without actually intending to place it online because there is such a glut of URL shorteners on the web that it hardly seems worth it.
Find out more at https://github.com/jessex/shrtn
What is Flask-shrtn
Flask-shrtn is a full-fledged website that can be run on a server that will give you the ability to shorten our own URLs. It uses the technology of the Flask microframework and jessex's shrtn code.
$ easy-install Flask $ easy-install Flask-SQLAlchemy $ easy-install Flask-WTF $ git clone git://github.com/joshfinnie/Flask-shrtn.git $ python Flask-shrtn.py * running on http://localhost:5000/
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