Tag Archives: github

November 11, 2015

Language Trends on GitHub

The rank represents languages used in public & private repositories, excluding forks, as detected by Linguist.

No surprise at JavaScript taking the top spot. What is surprising is Java having a steady upward trend.

May 6, 2015


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.

From the engineers at Etsy. To say this kind of tool is useful is a bit of an understatement.

March 13, 2015
March 5, 2013


PERL script to indent code within environments, and align delimited environments in .tex files.

Very useful.