DuckDuckGo - The Search Engine for the Developers
You might have heard about DDG or even use it every day like me. But there are many hidden tricks in it that no other search engine can perform, Today I'll be showing you some of those tricks
- DuckDuckGo - The Search Engine for the Developers
Shorten your URL in one search
- Type "shorten (your link)" and you would get an instant shortened link to share anywhere.
- Type "UUID" to generate an instant Random UUID for your testing purposes.
- 2048 is a popular mobile game, you can play it in the browser too.
- Type "2048" and you got the game
- You can find cheatsheets for most of the things in one search
- Type "(your_thing) cheatsheet"
- Ex - "JS Cheatsheet", "VSCode cheatsheet", "React cheatsheet", "AWS Cheatsheet"
- Want to know what cyan and magenta gives?
- Type "mix cyan and magenta" and look for yourself
Is Website Down
- Type "is website_name down"
Generate QR Codes
- Type "QR string" to generate one
- Type "ASCII Table"
ASCII to Binary | Hex to Bin |
- Type "ascii string to binary"
Crypto & Currency convertor
- Type "crypto TO currency"
- It provides multiple converters
- Type "convertor"
View StackOverflow answers without visiting It
- Type "your_query" and a StackOverflow answer would appear on right
And Many More
There are thousands of them that are available. Checkout DDG Instant Answers
It's Open Source so you can contribute or create your own IAs