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Latest News

  • 22/10/2013 - migrating to KallesDesign: After some three years and more than 160000 shortened URLs, the css and templates were migrated to the awesome KallesDesign.
  • 28/06/2010 - issues during the last days: was running in weird connection issues while trying to connect to memcached. The current pylibmc had problems to talk to memcached - switched back to the memcached module. Sorry for the trouble!
  • 05/16/2010 - layout/CSS works: is finally on the way to receive a nice layout and CSS. The layout is fixed now, but some nice CSS styling is still missing. This latest news archive was added, too.
  • 05/10/2010 - migrating to flask: The codebase was migrated to the microframework Flask, which is much easier to integrate and use than the formerly used Bottle. Also it is based on Werkzeug, a well known and lightwight WSGI library.
  • 04/05/2010 - example client: Have a look at - the script in the example client repository. Please note that the script is a bit customized for alioth, so make sure it works properly for you when you use it somewhere else.
  • 04/03/2010 - beta test announced: After several nights of coding, went online and was announced on See