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Apps with 'Code Search' feature

  1. Sourcegraph icon
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Visual Studio Code
    • IntelliJ IDEA
    • Sublime Text
    • Atom
    • Firefox

    Sourcegraph is a fast, solid, full-featured code navigation engine.

  2. Silver Searcher is a code search tool similar to ack that claims to be much faster. It's implemented in C and has some extra features such as ignoring files per .hignore, .gitignore contents.

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  3. searchcode is a free source code and documentation search engine. API documentation, code snippets and open source (free sofware) repositories are indexed and searchable.

  4. GUI of indexed grep for source code, files locator, search and replace. Switch differnt projects and start searching. Drag and drop of filenames to your favourite editor.

  5. DXR icon
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Docker

    DXR is a code search and navigation tool aimed at making sense of large projects like Firefox. It supports full-text and regex searches as well as structural queries like "Find all the callers of this function.

  6. Replace, insert, delete, copy, move, format, extract, convert, encode, encrypt text and bytes in multiple files. Process 1000s files using multiple CPU cores in manual, automatic, scheduled, or console modes, or right-clicking on selected files.

  7. Google Code Search allows you to search online public code.


    Error 404.It was discontinued by Google in March 2013.

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  8. is a code search engine built by developers for developers to search and browse open source Java projects.


    This website has been down for a long time now.

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    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Eclipse
    • Microsoft Visual Studio

    Koders is a syntax-specific (33 languages, soon to be 43) open source code search engine that enables developers to find, understand, and use open source code.


    Koders was merged with Ohloh

  10. SymbolHound offers symbol-inclusive search of open source code repositories, in addition to a feature that allows regular web searches for otherwise-ignored special characters.

    Source Code Search Tab
  11. Codase is the leading source code search company with advanced source code understanding and xml index/search technologies. Rather than treating code as text, Codase understands programming languages, and treats code as code, the way it's supposed to be.

  12. Java examples in open source code. We search the java code of open source products to find the Java API examples you want to see. We also let you rate the examples so the best ones will come first in the search results.

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  13. LXR icon
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    LXR Cross Referencer, usually known as LXR, is a general-purpose source code indexer and cross-referencer that provides web-based browsing of source code, with links to the definition and usage of any identifier.