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DuckDuckGo - The Search Engine for the Developers

DuckDuckGo - The Search Engine for the Developers

Useful Hidden tricks!

Shubham Verma

Published on Jun 17, 2021

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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


  • Type "shorten (your link)" and you would get an instant shortened link to share anywhere.

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UUID Generator

  • Type "UUID" to generate an instant Random UUID for your testing purposes.

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Play 2048

  • 2048 is a popular mobile game, you can play it in the browser too.
  • Type "2048" and you got the game

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CheatSheets

  • 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"

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Mixed Colors

  • Want to know what cyan and magenta gives?
  • Type "mix cyan and magenta" and look for yourself

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Is Website Down

  • Type "is website_name down"

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Generate QR Codes

  • Type "QR string" to generate one

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ASCII Table

  • Type "ASCII Table"

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ASCII to Binary | Hex to Bin |

  • Type "ascii string to binary"

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Crypto & Currency convertor

  • Type "crypto TO currency"

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Convertor

  • It provides multiple converters
  • Type "convertor"

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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


Hope you found this blog useful.

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