I built a simple little Dev Dad Joke generator. Hit refresh for a new joke.
I only learned about the DigitalOcean App Platform Hackathon two days ago. With going on leave next week, and having the weekend to build something, I needed to come up with something small, that I could develop and deploy quickly.
A quick online search for a free, open source Joke API, and I was off to the races.
I'm a developer, a dad, and I love dad jokes, and I had an evening to build something.
I used Laravel to build it, as it's the quickest I'd be able to get something off the ground with a basic front end UI out of the box, that I could customize.
I searched for a free and open source Joke API, and found one on GitHub at https://github.com/Sv443/JokeAPI.