Community Activity and Overview
These are some notable PRs that got merged this week.
- Giphy Integration
Now you'll soon be able to find the right reaction gif on DuckDuckGo!
- Added Support for Currency Symbols
We'll be able to support currency conversions using symbols such as £ or $.
- Better Design and Expanded Triggering for the Periodic Table
Now triggers on a host of different queries, and it has a swanky new design.
New Instant Answer Ideas:
These are new ideas that you can try building from scratch!
- Deadline/Docs for Colleges
Show the required documents for colleges and their respective deadlines.
- Cosplay Idea Generator
Give cosplayers random characters to choose from.
- Friday the 13th
Tell us when the next occurrence of Friday the 13th is!
These are quick and easy tasks that you can do if you have little time available.
- Currency: "$500 to kr" doesn't work but "$500 to dkk" does
There are some symbols that don't work as expected. Help us find out why!
- BitcoinAddress: QR code displaying on mobile
The QR code is displaying on mobile devices. It shouldn't.
- Kwixer: Should trigger on "movies"
Show Kwixer on queries with "movies" in them such as "tom cruise movies".
These are tasks that you can do if you have a bit more time on your hands.
- Conversions: Support "lightyears" as a unit
Our conversions Instant Answer should be able to support lightyears.
- Calculator: auto-focus searchbar on click
Clicking on the result should move the cursor back to the searchbar.
- Unicode: Move to structured_answer and template
This should be updated so any valid representation of a unicode entity in the search should trigger the Instant Answer.
Have a good weekend, everyone!
- The DuckDuckHack Staff