bit.ly allows users to shorten, share, and track links (URLs). Reducing the URL length makes sharing easier. bit.ly can be accessed through their website, bookmarklets and this open API. bit.ly is also integrated into several popular third-party tools such as Tweetdeck and is used extensively on services like Twitter. Unique user-level and aggregate links can be created and let users view complete, real-time traffic and referrer data, as well as location and metadata.
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The Bitly Python Sample Code by Bitly demonstrates with callbacks and evaluates with tests the usability of the API. Errors present how to avoid the inaccuracy of domains that will be converted into shorter URL links.
The Bitly PHP Sample Code by Simone Fumagalli demonstrates API interaction by proving how requests will receive returns. URL shortener is the feature that developers can integrate into applications, aiming to optimize and measure the functionality of the application.
The Bitly ActionScript Sample Code by Julien C demonstrates login with API Key to access URL shortener features via callbacks. Code package includes errors to prevent possible inefficiencies when integrating using ActionScript.
This how-to is a walkthrough on implementing the Ruby wrapper for the Bit.ly API. Written by Nasir Jamal, the tutorial gives step by step instructions on installation, authorizing client classes, how to shorten URLs, and more, all using "url_shortener," a Bit.ly Ruby gem that is open source on GitHub.