Encode::Base58 - Base58 encodings (for Flickr short URI)
my $short = encode_base58($number);
my $number = decode_base58($short);
Encode::Base58 is a base58 encoder/decoder implementation in Perl. Base58 encoding is used in shortening ID numbers into a short string for Flickr's short URL (flic.kr).
Tatsuhiko Miyagawa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
http://gist.github.com/101753 (in Ruby)
http://gist.github.com/101674 (in Objective-C and unit tests)
To install Encode::Base58, copy and paste the appropriate command in to your terminal.
perl -MCPAN -e shell
For more information on module installation, please visit the detailed CPAN module installation guide.