October 8, 2019

MVP Goes Live

Tim @timleland

Building the MVP for a link shortener was pretty straight forward. The MVP included an API to shorten and expand links. I also stored stats on things like clicks, browser, and locations with plans to create a stats page similar to Google link shortener. I also incorporated the API into the Link Shortener browser extension. Since the extension has close to 60,000 users, it was neat to see the immediate use of the API.

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