Usually when a developer has nothing to do for a while and becomes bored of reading/watching videos and there is nothing to do outside due to bad weather, eventually some idea will pop in his head. Now the chance that this idea is related to his work is quite high…
Lately I have been browsing the marketplace of DynaDot and saw some pretty pricey premium domain names and inevitably started looking for available domain names that might be worth something in the near future. After an hour spent with no results, I became curious what kind of websites are built on some cool looking domain names. This is how I have found
lopakodo.net, which was available for registration…
The word “lopakodó” in Hungarian means stealth, so it’s quite a cool domain name, I was surprised that no one has registered it before. I instantly had an idea for a very small project that I have implemented that day: an anonymous link forwarder.
Unfortunately the main template is not my work, I suck at designing stuff from scratch. I have slightly modified a simple vCard template to suit my needs, but at that time I thought I looked awesome.
The page allows you to generate a link that you may use in your website. The result is something similar to
http://lopakodo.net/?http%3A//google.com (linking to google.com).
There is also a page describing how the link forwarder may be used on any website. It is pretty straightforward, the user only needs to pass a URL as a parameter.
The whole project was written in