Url Shortener for CLI

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CLI Url Shortener

wrote a little URL Shortener in Python with FastAPI and a wrapper script for cli usage. needs httpie & jq packages. python backend is under development, cli wrapper for different os right here …

Usage

somehost$ ./myurlshort

usage: /usr/local/bin/myurlshort http://veeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeery.long.url.to

anyhost$ ./myurlshort http://my-url-to-short.egal.world.planet.universe
https://url.stoege.net/xXxXx

CLI Wrappers

OpenBSD

cat << 'EOF' > myurlshort
#!/usr/bin/env bash

# url shortener for openbsd, v1.0, 2022-09-12, by @stoege

which jq >/dev/null || ( echo -e "*** jq not installed ***\ndoas pkg_add jq\n"; )
which https >/dev/null || ( echo -e "*** httpie not installed ***\ndoas pkg_add httpie\n"; )

if [[ $# -ne 1 ]]; then
  echo -e "\nusage: $0 http://veeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeery.long.url.to\n"
  exit 1
fi

url="$1"

# check if http/https set
if ! ( [[ $1 == http* ]] || [[ $1 == https* ]] ); then
  url="https://$1"
  echo "adding https:// ... -> $url"
fi

https post url.stoege.net/url target_url="$url" |jq -r '.url'

exit 0
EOF

chmod 755 myurlshort

macOS

cat << 'EOF' > myurlshort
#!/usr/bin/env bash

# url shortener for macos, v1.0, 2022-09-12, by @stoege

which jq >/dev/null || ( echo -e "*** jq not installed ***\nbrew install jq\n"; )
which https >/dev/null || ( echo -e "*** httpie not installed ***\nbrew install httpie\n"; )

if [[ $# -ne 1 ]]; then
  echo -e "\nusage: $0 http://veeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeery.long.url.to\n"
  exit 1
fi

url="$1"

# check if http/https set
if ! ( [[ $1 == http* ]] || [[ $1 == https* ]] ); then
  url="https://$1"
  echo "adding https:// ... -> $url"
fi

https post url.stoege.net/url target_url="$url" |jq -r '.url'

exit 0
EOF

chmod 755 myurlshort

Alpine

cat << 'EOF' > myurlshort
#!/usr/bin/env bash

# url shortener for alpine, v1.0, 2022-09-12, by @stoege

which jq >/dev/null || ( echo -e "*** jq not installed ***\napk add jq\n"; )
which https >/dev/null || ( echo -e "*** httpie not installed ***\napk add httpie\n"; )

if [[ $# -ne 1 ]]; then
  echo -e "\nusage: $0 http://veeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeery.long.url.to\n"
  exit 1
fi

url="$1"

# check if http/https set
if ! ( [[ $1 == http* ]] || [[ $1 == https* ]] ); then
  url="https://$1"
  echo "adding https:// ... -> $url"
fi

https post url.stoege.net/url target_url="$url" |jq -r '.url'

exit 0
EOF

chmod 755 myurlshort

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