howdoi - a unix code search tool
Are you a hack programmer? Do you find yourself constantly Googling for how to do basic programing tasks?
Suppose you want to know how to format a date in bash. Why open your browser and read through blogs when you can just...
$ howdoi format string bash > date +"%m-%d-%y" $ howdoi print stack trace python > traceback.print_exc() $ howdoi create tar > tar -cf backup.tar --exclude "www/subf3" www
- Requires BeautifulSoup
- Special thanks to Rich Jones (@miserlou) for the idea
- Pick the longest code block instead of the first
- Flag for printing multiple answers instead of the first
- Flag for displaying the entire answer
- Flag for retrieving the page URL