Yet Another URL Shortener (yaurls)

Complete Golang program of a url shortener service

For various products in our store, we wanted a way to be able to associated a shortish name with the full url to its entry in our store or blog. As Go seems to be gaining traction as the go-to language for writing web services we decided to write yaurls in Go. This is our 1st proper application written in Go, but based on this, I don’t expect it to be our last.

Yaurls is currently live on our servers, mapping names from to

We’ve decided to release the source code to the community in the hope that someone else might find it useful or maybe learn from it. And possible even improve it ;-).

Please visit our github site for the source code and an overview of its operation.

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