The Stone Soup and Super Power

The Stone Soup and Super Power

Ananya Agrawal

I not too long ago learn The Pragmatic Programmer — By Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas. The e-book launched me to the Stone Soup legend which is as follows.

Stone Soup🍜

The three soldiers returning house from warfare had been hungry. As quickly as they noticed the village forward their spirits lifted — they’d been sure the villagers would give them a meal. Nonetheless after they acquired there, they came across the doorways locked and the house home windows closed. After a couple of years of warfare, the villagers had been temporary of meals, and hoarded what that they’d. Undeterred, the soldiers boiled a pot of water and thoroughly positioned three stones into it. The amazed villagers got here out to look. “That is stone soup,” the soldiers defined. “Is that each explicit individual you construct in it?” requested the villagers. “Absolutely — though some affirm it tastes even larger with just some carrots….” A villager ran off, returning very quickly with a basket of carrots from his hoard. Quite a few minutes later, the villagers as soon as extra requested “Is that it?” “Successfully,” mentioned the soldiers, “just some potatoes give it physique.” Off ran one different villager. Over the subsequent hour, the soldiers listed extra method that might toughen the soup: pork, leeks, salt, and herbs. Each time a apparent villager would bustle off to raid their private shops. At closing that they’d produced a trim pot of steaming soup. The soldiers eradicated the stones, they usually sat down alongside along with your entire village to construct up pleasure from the primary sq. meal any of them had eaten in months……

This legend made me rethink how we made Large Vitality🦸‍♀️, a chrome extension that empowers growing static internet sites straight from the browser.

On 27th September 2019🔖 a Tweet about doc.designMode acquired viral and marked the beginning up of Large Vitality🦸‍♀️.

Once I first stumbled on this tweet I acquired serious about it and shared it with Gautham🕵🏻 asserting it’s love getting `Giant Vitality` and mentioned the opportunity of making one thing on high of it throughout the upcoming hackathon. To which Gautham🕵🏻 recommended having one plan to play with the entire CSS properties equal to this🤯.

Then got here the hackathon day the save I🙋🏻, Arsh🧔 and Siddhant👼 deliberate to fabricate:

1. Giant Vitality🦸‍♀️ (each individual was type ample to let me title it Giant Vitality most engrossing 😛), a chrome extension that may allow enhancing CSS straight on the net plan with out even opening console.

Whereas we had been executing this realizing of ours and speaking to people spherical us, any individual recommended having an functionality to

2. Replica the modified CSS and inserting it into our code on editor.🐣

At some degree of the mid overview, to our insist shock judges confirmed a gargantuan interest throughout the premise and Pranjal👨🏻‍🎓 instructed that this might moreover moreover be genuinely gargantuan if we may moreover devise one plan of

3. Versioning the adjustments carried out the utilization of Giant Vitality. 🐥

It took a protracted dialogue and heated argument to advance support up with how you can construct this.

We devised one plan to commit these adjustments and pull different explicit individual’s adjustments. Siddhant👼 applied it whereas Me🙋🏻and Arsh🧔 had been snoozing turning into a member of eight chairs each.

With this got here the discontinue of hacking time and all of the plan through the closing overview, judges recommended to maybe add efficiency to

4. Permit including commit messages. 🐤

We managed so as to add this efficiency earlier than the closing presentation.

And we gained Prototype 2019 (Headout) 😍

This legend of Large Vitality🦸‍♀️ is parallel to the Stone Soup Legend🍜 quoted on the discontinue. Whereas we began on with factual a doc.designMode what we acquired on the discontinue was one thing completely a method of. It took a method of restricted contributions from our surrounding to got here up with the Large Vitality🦸‍♀️ we’ve got these days.

Right here’s a demo video displaying why what Giant Vitality can construct 😛

Thanks for learning. Within the event you might be alive to on the article give it a clap 👏


I am Ananya Agrawal. I am in the interim pursuing my B.Tech at IIIT Allahabad. I’d genuinely take to seek advice from you whereas which it is good to even be a budding programmer love me so please attain out to me through


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