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What is 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.
OpenGrok is a tool in the Code Search category of a tech stack.
OpenGrok is an open source tool with 4.3K GitHub stars and 739 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to OpenGrok's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses OpenGrok?

OpenGrok Integrations

Java, PHP, Ruby, Golang, and Kotlin are some of the popular tools that integrate with OpenGrok. Here's a list of all 10 tools that integrate with OpenGrok.

OpenGrok's Features

  • Search for full text, definitions, symbols, path and revision history
  • Limit searches to any subtree (hierarchical search)
  • Incrementally update its index. i.e update only the changed files since last time it was updated
  • Search query with Google like syntax (eg. path:Makefile defs:target)
  • Search for files modified within a date range
  • Search using wild cards like * (many characters) or ? (one character)
  • Show the matching lines in search results

OpenGrok Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OpenGrok?
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
jQuery
jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
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