Weekly Update 59: DuckDuckHackathons Galore!
Thanks to everyone who showed up to last weekend's Bangalore Meetup! Many new awesome cheat sheets were developed as well as a couple Goodies:
6 New Cheat Sheets
2 "First" Goodies
New Instant Answer Ideas:
Adding minutes and hours and seconds can be difficult. Let's make it easier with a time calculator!
Mobile Device Specs
I recently bought a new phone and scowered the internet for specs, reviews and comparisons. Having that info as an Instant Answer would have been really helpful!
Body Part Excercises
Ever wonder what kinds of excerices you can do to strenthern your back? abs? biceps? Let's help others figure that out with an exercise Instant Answer! PS: A Yoga Instant Answer is coming soon!
SimilarWebsites: Adjust line height
Looks like this IA is slightly clipping the content. Adjusting the line height in the CSS should be a simple, quick fix! PS: There's another 5 minute fix for this IA here: https://github.com/duckduckgo/zeroclickinfo-spice/issues/2024
SimilarWebsites: Improve triggering
It looks like a simple adjustment to this Instant Answer's triggers should help it to trigger for queries like "similar site to duckduckgo.com"
ColorCodes: Trigger on "X to Y" style queries
Let's improve this Instant Answer to support queries like "convert #ccc to rgba", or "#ccc to cmyk"
DaysBetween: Recent changes broke some functionality
It looks like this IA has taken a turn for the worse and isn't giving correct results! Let's get this fixed ASAP!
Dice: Reimplemet using our special new dice icons!
Unfortunately unicode support across browsers is still spotty. Let's refactor this Instant Answer to use our fancy new dice icons and the
Unicode: Improve triggering; Convert to template
This is a great Instant Answer that I use often, but always have a little difficulty remember how to trigger it. Let's improve the triggers so its easier to use and convert it to a built-in template so it looks better!
Have a good weekend, everyone!
- The DuckDuckGo Staff.