Simple and compact (less than 40 lines) personal URL shortener, powered by Express on Node.js. No database needed, Tinchy uses a JSON file for persistence.
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Uh, so... tinchy
tin·chy adj. smaller than tiny.
Yep, it's a ridiculously simple and compact (less than 40 lines) personal URL shortener that takes fatty URLS and makes them tinchy.
Tinchy urls are in the form of http://domain.com/abc
Just Node 0.6+ and the [Express][express] framework. No database needed, tinchy persists URLs on the filesystem using JSON, so no database is needed.
I also wrote a [python version][tinchy-py] of Tinchy.
Give it to me in bullets
- Personal URL shortener.
- <40 lines of code.
- [Express][express] is the only dependency.
- No database needed, files are persisted to the filesystem as JSON files.
- Good for storing a few thousand personal URLs, if you expect to be storing tens of thousands then look somewhere else. This is not a bitly clone :).
- Do whatever you want with it.
I hope it wont blow up but if it does then sorry :(