Create a short URL
May contain letters, numbers, dashes and underscores.

With you can shorten URLs directly from this page, use the bookmarks from the Service Bar for automated generation of short URLs on any page or use it with your twitter client.
For Tweetdeck give following request URL for "Other" shortener service:
For clients using JSON you can use the following URL and get JSON variable shortUrl with your shortened URL:$URL

Find an edited shortener class for Twitter client Polly as a download at: shortener.tar.gz

Service Bar

Drag these links to your browser toolbar to bookmark them for automated shortlink generation.