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DevSearch is an ideal search solution for developers working in almost any technology. It provides various options to search your queries in about 39 technologies and 195 frameworks in multiple popular websites along with easy copy paste option called 'Magic Copy' making web search easier and better than ever before with the least number of mouse clicks.
Why DevSearch ?
We spent a lot of time searching internet for solutions. That's what inspired us to think of finding ways and means for a much better and efficient search method. We asked around to get answers from folks working in different frameworks and technologies as to what would help developers improve even better. Consolidating all the feedback, we came up with a simple solution, DevSearch and that's how it was born.
- General Search
- People Search
- Technology specific Search
Each of these has been provided with different options such as Level1, Level2 and Level3.
Level 1 > Search Google.
Level 2 > Searches Google + Wikipedia
Level 3 > Searches Google + Wikipedia + Yahoo
Level 1 > Search Peekyou
Level 2 > Searches Peekyou + Google
Level 3 > Searches Peekyou + Google + Yahoo
Technology Specific Search
Choosing "Any Language"
Level 1, 2, 3 > Searches Google + Stackoverflow
Level 1 > Searches Google + Stackoverflow + Google groups
Level 2 > Searches Google + Stackoverflow + Google groups + Reference Manuals
Level 3 > Searches Google + Stackoverflow + Google groups + Reference Manuals + Code Snippets
1. Unlike normal Google search that returns 10 results, we have configured Google search to return 100 search results. ( i.e. Equivalent to traversing ten google pages )
2. To search for/inside a specific frameworks manual, enter the name of the framework along with your search keywords.
Magic Copy helps you to automatically copy the text you select in the browser to the search box, thus reducing your Ctrl+C Ctrl+V effort
Tips to use DevSearch
To make DevSearch even eaiser, you can club shortcut keys along with your mouse clicks.
Alt + Q for Magic Copy
Alt + K to focus the search box
Ctrl + W to a close single tab
Ctrl + Shift + E to close multiple tabs at once or as you like
NOTE: For each of these technologies, various framework references are also available as search options. For a detailed list please visit our homepage
Included new hide/show feature and shortcut keys.
Implemented 'magic copy' activation notification.
Updated the version with the previous code review comments.