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A Minimal, SQLite-Backed URL Shortener
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<pre><code>| Examples:
| 1. Create a short link to https://duckduckgo.com
| $ curl -d https://duckduckgo.com %s
| %s/502fb5543c36014f
| 2. Deleting a short link
| $ TMP=$(mktemp)
| $ # temp file will store header
| $ LINK=$(curl -sS %s -d https://duckduckgo.com -D $TMP)
| $ # the link has been successfully created
| $ DEL=$(cat $TMP | grep -i delete-with | awk '{print$2}'| tr -d '\r')
| $ # deletion key is stored in 'X-Delete-With' header.
| $ curl $LINK
| &lt;a href=&quot;https://duckduckgo.com&quot;&gt;Permanent Redirect&lt;/a&gt;.
| $ # the link is working as expected
| $ curl $LINK -X DELETE -d $DEL
| $ curl $LINK
| record not found
| $ # the link has been successfully deleted.</code></pre>
Please note: this is an example deployment. If you attempt to create a short
link here you will receive a 401 Unauthorized. If you like the examples above
and want to use this URL shortener you should self-host an instance. It's easy
to do (one of the design goals). Below are instructions detailing how.
<pre><code>| How to self-host:
| 1. Install dependencies:
| a. The Go programming language:
| <a href='https://golang.org/doc/install'>https://golang.org/doc/install</a>
| b. Git version control.
| <a href='https://git-scm.com/book/en/v2/Getting-Started-Installing-Git'>https://git-scm.com/book/en/v2/Getting-Started-Installing-Git</a>
| * On FreeBSD this would be:
| $ pkg install -y go git
| 2. Fetch, complile, and execute the source code:
| $ env GO111MODULE=off go get git.fsh.ee/i/link
| $ env GO111MODULE=off go run git.fsh.ee/i/link -url https://your.domain.com -port 8080 -db /path/to/sqlite/file -seed secret
| * The server is now running on localhost at port 8080.
| * If the SQLite database at this filepath does not exist it will be created.
| * All logging will be printed to standard error and standard output.</code></pre>
<footer style='white-space: pre;'>Source code: <a href='https://fsh.ee/src'>fsh.ee/src</a>
License: AGPL v3
Copy: 2021 i@fsh.ee
Made with: Go, Vim, and FreeBSD
Unrelated blog: <a href='https://etc.fsh.ee/'>etc.fsh.ee</a>