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Build a URL shortener

Wait, URL shorteners are boring right? Nope. We're building a fully tested Lumen API, Vue.js client and implementing 301 redirects with Node.js and Express.

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1. Introduction and demo

05:00

2. Setting up Lumen

03:02

3. Testing setup

04:21

4. Shortcode generation

06:10

5. Migrations and model

20:14

6. Requesting a short link

19:54

7. Refactoring

06:53

8. URL middleware

09:50

9. Requesting short link details

08:25

10. Refactoring with caching

01:39