Nifty tools are applications, websites, or online resources that people leverage to complete tasks faster.
The tools allow users to access tasks, documents, calendars, and even direct messaging from anywhere.
Some popular nifty tools include; Buffer, Trello, Slack, Dropbox, and Facebook tagging feature. These global tools allow users to make the most of their work swiftly and seamlessly.
Lots of Nigerians have built several online tools that serve different purposes with ease. In this story, we will be reviewing ten incredible Nigerian-made nifty tools.
Nifty tools made by Nigerians
Caniuse – embed is a Polymer Element framework for building web pages. It runs seamlessly on most browsers including Safari, Chrome, Mozilla, and Microsoft Edge.
It was built by Ire Aderinokun and released on January 25, 2016.
TwittaSave: This application helps users to download videos and animated Gifs from Twitter. It's available for web, android, and chrome.
It was built by Kehinde Emmanuel on May 4, 2018.
DownloadThisVideo: This Twitter bot gives users access to download videos/GIFs on Twitter. Users only have to mention the bot (@this_vid) to receive a download link in seconds.
Shalvah built the bot in November 2018.
RemindMeOfThisTweet: This bot allows Twitter users to set reminders for tweets they like. RemindMeOfThisTweet reminds anyone of tweets they'd like to read or reference anytime they want.
It was built by Shalvah in November 2018
WhatsApp DicoBot is a dictionary bot powered by Twilio WhatsApp API and Oxford Dictionary API to enhance users' experience. Users' get the meaning and use of a word when they search for it.
Yusuf Adeyemo created the bot in June 2019.
Video-Call-App-NodeJS: This is a conference call implementation that uses WebRTC, Socket.io, and Node.js. Businesses leverage it to host meetings with remote colleagues and clients.
It has several features like multi-participants, toggling of the video stream, toggling of the audio stream (mute & unmute), screen sharing, text chat, muting individual participants, expanding participants' streams, screen recording, and video recording.
It was created by Amir Sanni in April 2020.
Tenseijs is an open-source headless CMS that makes it very fast and easy to build powerful and secure APIs.
It allows users to set up a fully customizable GraphQL or Rest API with email/password and social authentication, JWT, access and refresh tokens, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), and a customizable headless CMS dashboard to manage your content seamlessly.
It was built by Kati Frantz @bahdcoder (software engineer) in November 2020.
Money-To-Words-Converter: This is a PHP library that converts any money value in digits to words in any language. Money-To-Words-Converter supports over 60 languages.
It was developed by Tochukwu Nkemdilim in June 19, 2017.
MVRD: This platform allows users to access Nigerian vehicle data by inputting a valid Nigerian Plate Number. It was built by Prosper Otemuyiwa on December 15, 2016.
adonis-queue: This is an addon/plugin package. It provides a driver-based API for creating and executing jobs on a Redis queue in AdonisJS 4.0+.
StitchNg built the platform in April 2019.