What is Hound by Etsy?
Hound is an extremely fast source code search engine. The core is based on this article (and code) from Russ Cox: Regular Expression Matching with a Trigram Index. Hound itself is a static React frontend that talks to a Go backend. The backend keeps an up-to-date index for each repository and answers searches through a minimal API.
Hound by Etsy is a tool in the Code Search category of a tech stack.
Hound by Etsy is an open source tool with 4.2K GitHub stars and 463 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Hound by Etsy's open source repository on GitHub
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