Long URL Please, Google App Engine Thankyou!

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Presentation to Python Ireland User Group about Long URL Please, and app I built to scratch and itch and learn about python and app engine.

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Long URL Please, Google App Engine Thankyou!

  1. 1. Long URL Please App Engine Thank You @darraghcurran
  2. 2. OMG. This is cool http://tinyurl.com/29uc8d
  3. 3. OMG. That was NOT cool.
  4. 4. Why App engine?
  5. 5. No time for hosting, sysadmin, deploying, dns, downtime, scaling, monitoring etc...
  6. 6. Shit just works!
  7. 7. short =[url for url in page.urls if supported(url)] long = [longurlplease(url) for url in short] [swap(url) for url in long] def longurlplease(url): response = urlfetch.head(url) return response.headers['location']
  8. 8. 10 minute proof of concept
  9. 9. What about the constraints?
  10. 10. Time to chat @darraghcurran www.longurlplease.com
  11. 11. psychiatrist - http://www.flickr.com/photos/spike55151/363016301/ lol duck - http://www.flickr.com/photos/foxypar4/1793892045/ cloud - http://www.flickr.com/photos/galego/3131005845/ platform - http://www.flickr.com/photos/jumphigh/2629052681/
  12. 12. Linkedy Link Web: http://www.longurlplease.com Blog: http://blog.longurlplease.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/longurlplease Apps using API: http://www.longurlplease.com/apps API Docs: http://www.longurlplease.com/docs Firefox Plugin: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/9549 Firefox Plugin Source: http://code.google.com/p/longurlplease-firefox/ Uservoice suggestion for Tweetdeck: http://tweetdeck.uservoice.com/pages/general/suggestions/95386

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