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Perfect URL Trimmer: Retrieve the shortest URL from several services

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This class can be used to retrieve the shortest URL from several shortening services.

It accesses the APIs of different URL shortening services and sends a request to retrieve the short version of a given URL.

The class returns the short URL that is the shortest among all that were tried.

Currently it tries the following shortening services:, and

Innovation Award
PHP Programming Innovation award nominee
August 2009
Number 3

Prize: One book of choice by Apress
Nowadays, there are plenty of URL shortening services, making it hard to choose one that makes the URLs shorter.

This class provides a solution for that problem. It tries several of such URL shortening services and picks the one that returns the shortest URL.

Manuel Lemos
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