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Hound by Etsy

Lightning fast code searching made easy
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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 4.9K GitHub stars and 543 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Hound by Etsy's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Hound by Etsy?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use Hound by Etsy in their tech stacks, including Etsy, DevOps, and Printhouse.

Developers
6 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Hound by Etsy.

Hound by Etsy's Features

  • Extremely fast source code search
  • Tested on MacOS and CentOS

Hound by Etsy Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Hound by Etsy?
Sourcegraph
Sourcegraph is a universal code search tool that lets you find and fix things across ALL your code -- any code host, any repo, any language. Stay in flow and find your answers quickly with smart filters, and more.
Fisheye
FishEye provides a read-only window into your Subversion, Perforce, CVS, Git, and Mercurial repositories, all in one place. Keep a pulse on everything about your code: Visualize and report on activity, integrate source with JIRA issues, and search for commits, files, revisions, or people.
OpenGrok
It is a fast and usable source code search and cross reference engine, written in Java. It helps you search, cross-reference and navigate your source tree. It can understand various program file formats and version control histories of many source code management systems.

Hound by Etsy's Followers
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