Randowiki - Random wikipedia articles
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heyitsmarcus (326)

Press the spacebar and you'll get a random word to be looked up on Wikipedia and then see which article is chosen based on that word! And then, every 5 seconds, a new word is chosen and a new article unleashed!

Any articles that have images should have an image in the app.

A quick demo:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MjyhKlg0sU&feature=youtu.be

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mat1 (3343)

Fun fact: You can get a random list of Wikipedia articles with only their api https://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php?action=query&list=random&rnlimit=20&rnnamespace=0

heyitsmarcus (326)

@mat1 That is just a json response, and I'm doing more than just presenting a JSON response, since I'm presenting random articles based on random words and if those articles have images, the images are shown, too. I just thought it was a fun, little project.

mat1 (3343)

@heyitsmarcus Yes, but you can get the random article's names instead of using random words

heyitsmarcus (326)

@mat1 Sure, except I wanted to use random words and a query response, and that's what I did on MY challenge. I don't expect to win at all. I wanted to do something fun, and this was fun for me. Now shoo, go bother someone else.