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a reply to a comment on the General Rambling UK version? 4 years and 5 months ago
Some good news if you use Amazon for online shopping is that you can search 'buy something' on DuckDuckGo and get UK results back if you're in the UK!
a reply to a comment on the blog post Community Activity and Overview This Week 4 years and 5 months ago
I never knew that existed; I will definitely try superceding this IA with a Postal Union one if nobody else beats me to it. Thanks for the heads-up!
a comment on the Instant Answer Idea Royal mail tracking 4 years and 6 months ago
Is this actually live? I can't find it in the code and there's no IA for the example search.
a comment on the Instant Answer Idea Generate random MAC address 4 years and 6 months ago
This needs a status update as it's been live for a while now.
a comment on the Instant Answer Idea HTML en- & decoding - (Yes, that's different from URL encoding) 4 years and 7 months ago
This could be implemented as a spice by setting the .textcontent property of an element to the string then getting the .innerHTML of that element.
Alternatively, this could be implemented as a goodie by using the HTML::Entities CPAN library to encode / decode it.
a reply to a comment on the General Rambling ill try again for an answer 4 years and 7 months ago
Also, remember to put a summary of your question in the subject - it makes it much easier for people to answer it :).
a comment on the Instant Answer Idea Similar site 4 years and 7 months ago
You have to pay for API access. On the other hand, there's a similar API that appears to be free. It seems to be reasonably up-to-date.
a reply to a comment on the General Rambling Anyone know if there is a way to set up the DDG search bar as my persistent search bar? 4 years and 8 months ago
Or with ADWSettings -> Screen ->Actionbar Design disabled on the newer versions.
a reply to a comment on the General Rambling Anyone know if there is a way to set up the DDG search bar as my persistent search bar? 4 years and 8 months ago
Most of the unofficial launchers support moving about and deleting the Google search bar, then replacing it with the DuckDuckGo widget. I use ADW Launcher with Settings -> Homescreen -> Actionbar Design disabled.
a reply to a comment on the Instant Answer Idea "make me a sandwich" should return the phrase "What? Make it yourself", while "sudo make me a sandwich" should return "Okay" 4 years and 8 months ago
sudo pacman -S sandwich
Much faster, but may or may not explode while it's digesting.
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