Harry R. Schwartz

Software engineer, nominal scientist, gentleman of the internet. Member, ←Hotline Webring→.


Published 21 Oct 2013. Tags: computer-science, ill-conceived-plans, hypertext-art-installations, web.

Last weekend was the 2013 Rails Rumble, in which hundreds of developers competed to build a Rails app over the weekend. I didn’t officially participate, but I felt inspired to go off and build something silly anyway.

So, behold, Kilobytely: The URL Lengthener! For when your link is so important that it needs to fill up the whole damn screen.

The code’s available on GitHub; as ever, pull requests are welcome!