I just discovered these cool looking 'goodies' on DuckDuckGo, but I have no idea how to use them, or what they are. Can someone enlighten me?

  • Perhaps you can add a screenshot or link? I can't see any goodies.... – Jacob Jan Tuinstra May 7 '13 at 8:58
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    @JacobJanTuinstra I also only found them by coincidence; request granted. – MadTux May 7 '13 at 9:12
  • If you select "Programming", then it will show specific items programmer use (I guess). For example: Show IP address, generate a strong password. – Jacob Jan Tuinstra May 7 '13 at 9:19
  • @JacobJanTuinstra But how do I use them? It's somehow got something to do with some 'DuckDuckHack', but I don't know what that is either. – MadTux May 7 '13 at 9:20
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    @JacobJanTuinstra Yes! I just misunderstood it first time, discovered what you wrote in your answer, and now I'd say your answer didn't help me in time, but it is the right answer, I'd just edit it a bit. Thanks, though! – MadTux May 29 '13 at 15:47

When going to the Goodies and selecting the "programming" option, the following can be seen: enter image description here

If you edit the field where "6GB/700KB/s in min" is mentioned and change it to "15GB/600KB/s in hour", then the following can bee seen: enter image description here

So then if you type that in the main DDG search field, you get this: enter image description here

  • Can't one somehow integrated so it does that from the main search field? – MadTux May 7 '13 at 9:59
  • In this particular case, if you type "5GB/600KB/s in hour" in DDG, the answer will appear in the search result (calculated by WA). – Jacob Jan Tuinstra May 7 '13 at 10:03
  • But how do I do that integration? – MadTux May 7 '13 at 10:04
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    @MadTux I showed you how to use them. Integrating them is a different question !! – Jacob Jan Tuinstra May 7 '13 at 10:07

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