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NAME ^

WWW::Shorten::TinyURL - Perl interface to http://tinyurl.com

SYNOPSIS ^

  use strict;
  use warnings;

  use WWW::Shorten::TinyURL;
  use WWW::Shorten 'TinyURL';

  my $short_url = makeashorterlink('http://www.foo.com/some/long/url');
  my $long_url  = makealongerlink($short_url);

DESCRIPTION ^

A Perl interface to the web site http://tinyurl.com. The service simply maintains a database of long URLs, each of which has a unique identifier.

Functions ^

makeashorterlink

The function makeashorterlink will call the http://TinyURL.com web site passing it your long URL and will return the shorter version.

makealongerlink

The function makealongerlink does the reverse. makealongerlink will accept as an argument either the full URL or just the identifier.

If anything goes wrong, then either function will return undef.

EXPORT

makeashorterlink, makealongerlink

SUPPORT, LICENSE, THANKS and SUCH ^

See the main WWW::Shorten docs.

AUTHOR ^

Iain Truskett <spoon@cpan.org>

SEE ALSO ^

WWW::Shorten, http://tinyurl.com/

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