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https://github.com/tylerhall/simple-url-shortener

Make your own URL shortener. e.g. for the owner of example.com links can be shortened like so:

amazon.com/some/long/URL?foo=bar&baz&lots_of_text_lots_of_text_lots_of_text
to
example.com/abcd2

Includes statistics.

Impressively simple and easy to use. I chose it because it has one single very small script.

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YouTube_logo_2015.png

(port) > Software > YouTube >

http://ytdl-org.github.io/youtube-dl/ [ 1 ] was www.arrakis.es/~rggi3/youtube-dl/ (archive) then rg3.github.io/youtube-dl/
https://youtube-dl.org/

A commandline downloader for YouTube videos and playlists (and not comments). Also works for a surprising number of other websites.

It has no competition, so I guess I can say that it'll have to do, but it really is good.

See also:

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1. was www.arrakis.es/~rggi3/youtube-dl/ (archive) then rg3.github.io/youtube-dl/
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Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6721356/
https://web.archive.org/web/20180311035201/https://www.destinythegame.com/ [ 1 ] Forsaken (archive)

Aliens come to ruin an already-ruined earth.. which also already has aliens.

Quite an excellent game.

  • abandoned -- The original URL doesn't even redirect to an archive page.



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Hardware >

https://www.ipevo.com/products/vz-r [ 1 ] was https://ca.ipevo.com/VZ-R_HDMI_8MP_Camera.html

A document camera.

On-device buttons, optical zoom, native H.264 hardware.

Garbage; do not buy this overpriced toy. It's only "good" because it comes with a stand, but newer webcams are coming out with the threading for mounting to a simple $20 stand.



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