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Ongoing Project is a cutting-edge URL shortening service developed by Vasilkoff CY Ltd. The project exemplifies our commitment to DevOps best practices and innovative web development. Here are the key highlights and features of

DevOps Best Practices

The project incorporates several DevOps best practices, ensuring efficient software development and deployment processes. Key practices include:

  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD): Automated testing and deployment workflows using GitHub Actions.
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC): Codified infrastructure setup for reproducible environments and streamlined management.
  • Monitoring and Logging: Real-time performance tracking and logging mechanisms for proactive issue detection.
  • Scalable and Resilient Architecture: Designed to scale and handle increased traffic with robust error handling and failover mechanisms.
  • Security Best Practices: Regular code reviews and automated security scans integrated into the CI/CD pipeline.

Business Model

Free Tier

  • Basic URL shortening
  • QR code generation
  • Custom links
  • Standard analytics (basic click tracking)
  • Ads displayed for 5 seconds before redirect
  • Links remain active for one month after the last hit

Premium Tier

  • No ads
  • Custom redirection page delay with custom content or immediate redirection
  • Bulk URL shortening
  • Custom analytics (detailed insights into user behavior, geographic data, device data, etc.)
  • Priority support


  • ReactJS for a dynamic, single-page application experience.
  • Integration with a Node.js/Express backend.
  • SQLite database for efficient and lightweight data storage.
  • Styled-components for styling.
  • Open-source MIT license.

Project Status is an ongoing project with continuous improvements and feature additions. The project is actively maintained and welcomes contributions from the open-source community.