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Programming language: Go
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url-shortener

A golang URL Shortener with mysql support.
Using Bijective conversion between natural numbers (IDs) and short strings

Installation

Using docker compose

docker-compose up --build

Using an existing mysql

Edit .env file to add connection strings for mysql
Run mysql_init/create_table.sql

go run main.go

Usage

Create short url

curl -X POST -H "Content-Type:application/json" -d "{\"url\": \"http://www.google.com\"}" http://localhost:8081/shorten

Expected output

{"url":"localhost:8081/3"}

Redirect

curl -v localhost:8081/3

Output

*   Trying ::1...
* TCP_NODELAY set
* Connected to localhost (::1) port 8081 (#0)
> GET /3 HTTP/1.1
> Host: localhost:8081
> User-Agent: curl/7.54.0
> Accept: */*
>
< HTTP/1.1 303 See Other
< Location: http://www.google.com
< Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 08:03:13 GMT
< Content-Length: 48
< Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
<
<a href="http://www.google.com">See Other</a>.

Licence

This module is open-sourced software licensed under the MIT license


*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the url-shortener README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.