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Nick Abouzeid
Nick AbouzeidPro@nickabouzeid · Only the hottest Twitter takes
Hi Anirban! Cool product - can you walk us through some of the advantages this has over bit.ly or similar link shortening websites?
Jarod Stewart
Jarod Stewart@stewartjarod · Sr. Software Engineer, Yonomi
@nickabouzeid The advantage would be the ability to run this code yourself without having to pay bit.ly or similar services for their hosting, support, or SLA. Which means you are responsible for uptime and maintenance but can host on your own infrastructure / AWS / Heroku / etc.
Anirban Das
Anirban DasMaker@aniirban101 · Experimenting with Ideas
@nickabouzeid As rightly pointed out by @stewartjarod , the biggest advantage is that everything is open and you can self-host the app on your own domain! We are also working on bringing more features like geo-targeting, URL preview, social media scheduling and management all for free which others are charging for.
Jarod Stewart
Jarod Stewart@stewartjarod · Sr. Software Engineer, Yonomi
I am very opinionated... so fair warning. This is written in PHP and is open sourced. I took a look at the code and was kind of surprised, it looks pretty well put together. That being said, I hope someone ports this to get rid of the php and perl :P
Anirban Das
Anirban DasMaker@aniirban101 · Experimenting with Ideas
Hello Community! We developed an open source tool through which you can shorten your links, get click analytics, share on social media, customise and much more. We also developed chrome, firefox and opera extensions through which you can shorten and share links at just one click. Do check out the repository at https://github.com/boolean-world... . Your feedbacks are welcome!
Jack Smith
Jack SmithPro@_jacksmith · Serial Entrepreneur & Startup Adviser
this looks nice. I like YOURLS, which is a bit more complex, but lets you use your own domain https://www.rebrandly.com/ is also damn amazing (and free I think)