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Linux.com: Krugle Offers Code Search Engine for Open Source, with Open Source

Feb 28, 2007, 10:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tina Gasperson)

"With the rise in popularity of open source software, developers don't need to start from scratch when coding new software. Instead, they can use specialized search engines that crawl repositories to find the perfect code snippet. Now, one entrepreneurial open source developer has built a business that expands on the basic code search engine, and in true hacker recursive style, finds his company relying on the very tool it exists to create.

"Krugle is a combination code search engine and developer community. It crawls some 80,000 open source projects in dozens of different programming languages, and even allows searchers to look at code snippets from any of Safari's online programming books..."

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