Danijel Tašov

NAME

WWW::Shorten::URLchen - Perl interface to URLchen.de

SYNOPSIS

  use WWW::Shorten 'URLchen';

  $short_url = makeashorterlink($long_url);
  $long_url  = makealongerlink($short_url);

DESCRIPTION

A Perl interface to the web site urlchen.de. URLchen simply maintains a database of long URLs, each of which has a unique identifier.

Functions

The function makeashorterlink will call the URLchen web site passing it your long URL and will return the shorter URLchen version.

The function makealongerlink does the reverse. makealongerlink will accept as an argument either the full URLchen URL or just the URLchen identifier.

If anything goes wrong, then either function will return undef.

EXPORT

makeashorterlink, makealongerlink

SUPPORT, THANKS and SUCH

See the main WWW::Shorten docs.

LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2010 by Danijel Tasov

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

REPOSITORY

https://github.com/datamuc/WWW-Shorten-URLchen

AUTHOR

Danijel Tasov <data@cpan.org>

SEE ALSO

WWW::Shorten, perl, http://urlchen.de/