StackOverflow Search (SOS) mode for Emacs.
Install using MELPA
M-x package-install RET sos
Install using Github
git clone https://github.com/omouse/emacs-sos.git M-x load-file RET "/path/to/clone/sos.el"
Invoked with the
Enter your query and search results are displayed with their excerpts in an org-mode buffer:
M-x sos RET why is emacs so awesome? RET
In the search results buffer, if you have a question at point, you can use
sos-answer to retrieve all answers for that question. You can also press "A" on the question to run
How Does It Look
Alternatives to sos-mode
There's an alternative to sos-mode floating out there: sx.el which uses the Stack Exchange API and works with more than just StackOverflow.
Someone has created a command-line tool for viewing StackOverflow questions: how2. It's written in Node.js which is okay but what a strange choice for a command-line tool. It also has modal windows within the terminal which is strange. It includes a StackExchange API for Node.js.
List of alternatives:
Copyright and License
Licensed under the GNU GPL v3, see LICENSE for full text of license.
Copyright (C) 2014-2016 Rudolf Olah firstname.lastname@example.org