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Google Code Search - Nice! ;-)

by Skeeteron_mypeter / October 4, 2006 8:27 PM PDT

Dear Buzz Out Loud Gang,
Those people at Google have release a new search tool that will allow you to search software code. Essentially, you can type in a line or a few lines of code and the search tool will search for relevant software code that matches what you typed in.

My Opinion: It is an interesting tool and I found it useful for most common software codes. I was unsuccessful in getting it to search APL software algorithms. This is probably because APL uses Boolean characters for commands.

So far...I like Google Code Search. Wink

The URL is: http://google.com/codesearch

That is my opinion...what's yours? Wink

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Nice but still populating code base
by Owyn / October 5, 2006 3:24 AM PDT

I did a couple of quick tests. Looks like it going to be really handy. Quick test results suggest the web crawler still has a lot to traverse.

regexp search capability is awesome.

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Good Start
by bozeman / October 5, 2006 3:30 AM PDT

I like it so far, but it needs more in their database to get really useful. I tested it this morning and it even found some of my code out there I totally forgot about.

It's google, so if they continue to build it, I will come.

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''Google Code Search new but not different''
by Owyn / October 6, 2006 3:55 AM PDT
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The potentially nasty side of codesearching
by Owyn / October 6, 2006 4:37 AM PDT
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