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Google Dumps Code Search - Should We Be Worried?

Oct 18, 2011, 00:53 (0 Talkback[s])

"Google does a lot of good for developers. At one time or another, I'd bet that many developers have played with a Google API at some point.

Developers have also come to rely on Google's Code Search over the years. It's a service that I first wrote about when it launched five years ago. At the time, then Google product manager Tom Stocky was enthusiastic about the effort as a way to easily search for publicly accessible source code.

Now, after five years of great service and millions of queries, Google is set to shutter the service and kill it off.

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