Harry R. Schwartz

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

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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!