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Rutgers University URL Shortener

Project description

A URL shortener for Rutgers University. For more information, contact [Rutgers Open System Solutions](

Uses MongoDB. Python code targets Python 3.3.

Virtual Environment

Python dependencies are enumerated in pip.req. You can set up an appropriate virtual environment with the following:

$ virtualenv –no-site-packages –python=”python3” virtualenv $ source virtualenv/bin/activate $ pip install -r pip.req


After setting up the virtual environment, you can generate HTML documentation by running ./ from the root of the project. The documentation will be placed in ./docs_out.


### Web Application - Log in with a Rutgers NetID - Create a short URL from a long URL - Given a NetID, what URLs have they created? - Analytics on visits

### URL Shortening Service - Given a short URL, redirect to the long URL - Track visits to the short URL - Track popularity and number of clicks

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