On a trial basis I’ve been using DuckDuckGo instead of Google for searches. You can even set Chrome up to use DuckDuckGo for queries typed into its “omnibar.” Today DuckDuckGo earned this blog post from me.
I wanted to know how to get the list of parameters for a stored procedure programmatically. I typed in my search terms and here’s ddg’s response. What blew me away was that it pulled the exact answer to my question from stack overflow and put it at the top of the result list:
Cool. I could say it saved me a bunch of time, but it prompted me to write this blog post, so that’s not true this time. 🙂