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Hound: a lightning fast code search tool

logged by @logbot 2015-02-03T14:41:45Z permalink #go

Etsy's engineers recently published a code search tool (dubbed Hound) that they built to scratch their ever-growing-codebase-search itch.

The search is based on Russ Cox's Regular Expression Matching with a Trigram Index algorithm, which is served up by a Go back-end to a React front-end.

If your team has many and/or large code repositories and could benefit from a unified, fast search tool, Hound is worth a look.

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