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Filipe Herculano
Filipe Herculano

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A bit of url fun for your sunday

I was bored and browsing around today and happened to find this old gist from GitHub's cofounder for generating a more personalized url

I thought it was cool — although for some reason the script wasn't working for me — so I just extracted the important part:

curl -i -F 'url=<YOUR_GITHUB_URL>' -F code=<YOUR_CODE>
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Then it occurred to me I could just use a # identifier used for scrolling to generate a more useless personalized fun url for myself

Try going to

Hopefully you see this cool greeting like I do in Firefox


Anyways, all I had to do was get the url encoded value of the 👋 emoji which is %F0%9F%91%8B and use that in the curl request

curl -i -F 'url=' -F code=fifo
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Hope you enjoy your sunday!

ʕ •ᴥ•ʔ

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