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Theory

URL shortening

URL shortening is a technique on the World Wide Web in which a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) may be made substantially shorter and still direct to the required page. This is achieved by using a redirect which links to the web page that has a long URL. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/URL_shortening If you glance at the address bar of your browser right now, you will see that […]

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PHP

Creating online QR codes with goQR.me API

QR Codes are fashionable little things with many, many uses. I had previously worked on an implementation of QR Codes in a project using the Google Charts API which is now deprecated. Fortunately, there are any number of API’s available: this is a simple implementation of a QR Code generator using the free goQR.me API. […]