Project Description
MVC 2 project that Shortens urls

Fully functioning 'bare bones' url shortening website. Just 1 page to create and display the short url.

'API' mode allows you to have just the short url returned from a http post request.

Will be used to twitter links on our website.

We have build a bare bones url shortener that just does 1 thing. It makes those long url's really short.

The project has been build using

* .NET MVC 2
* VS 2010 targeting .Net 3.5
* Linq To SQL , using SQL Express locally
* Migatordotnet for automatically getting db up to speed (installing sql scripts)
* Codeplex + Mercurial for source control

Will be used to shorted the url for our site http://www.jobping.com

Version 0.5 - new features as described here http://markkemper1.blogspot.com/2010/05/jobping-open-source-url-shortener-goes.html

Version 0.6 - will not use vowels (a e i o u) when creating short urls, as described here: http://markkemper1.blogspot.com/2010/10/jobping-url-shortener-version-06.html


Last edited Oct 2, 2010 at 5:32 PM by markkemper1, version 7