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konv.es is now live

When I found out that the domain name was available, I had to pick it up.  I put together a simple url shortener which is currently hosted at the domain. Right now, it only performs basic url shortening.  I the future, I plan on adding accounts and tracking. One more thing … It also is [...]

Posted on November 23, 2011 at 11:13 pm by Steve Konves · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: ASP.Net MVC, konv.es

All your Base62 are belong to us

I am currently working on my own url shortener: konv.es.  In order to create the shortest possible character hash of the url, I use the GetHashCode() method of the string, then convert the resulting number to base 62 ([0-9a-zA-Z]).  The most elegant solution that I have found thus far to make the convertion (which is also [...]

Posted on November 22, 2011 at 8:59 pm by Steve Konves · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: C#, konv.es