Introducing is a URL shortener for hacker news.

Basically, it turns into

I built this for a simpler time, when twitter charged you by the character for URLs. Today, I think the main value is having beautiful URLs. There is a ton of accidental complexity in the current Hacker News URL structure, and it hurts my eyes to look at it. I hope you’ll find it useful.

For a super simple site, it has — I think — a super interesting tech stack.

How it works

It turns

Or more specifically, it 302 redirects URLs with these patterns:\d+)


A simple project with a cool “making-of”. I hope you’ll find it useful.

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