After hearing news that many stores were having difficulty keeping their shelves stocked in the wake of COVID-19—leaving many shoppers venturing to multiple stores searching for certain items—two University of Texas computer science students decided they could help.

Rithwick Pattikonda and Darshan Bhatta spent their spring break developing the website Instok.org — or as they like to call it — the “Expedia of grocery shopping.” Users simply type in the item they’re looking for along with their zip code, and the site will show them a list of local stores that currently have the item in stock, saving time and trips for consumers as they stock up on necessities.