Source Code Search Engine based upon OpenGrok

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Source code search based upon OpenGrok.

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Provide simplified interface to search large scale source code tree.


  • Java SE 7
  • Optional: Exuberant Ctags
    • Excuberant Ctags provides tags for codes. Tags are used in definition search and navigation (class, function, variable index of each code).

Quick Start

Make sure your Java is later than Java SE 7 (1.7.0_xx or above)

% java -version
java version "1.7.0_17"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_17-b02)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 23.7-b01, mixed mode)

Run SourceColon

$ ./gradlew -Ptarget=<your source code directory>

Open http://localhost:8080/ with your browser.


Search by full text, definition (excuberant ctags required), symbol, or path of the file. Enter your query on Search boxes.

Then browse your source codes. If the system have excuberant ctags on indexing, navigation to class, package, function/method, etc. are displayed on left pane.


CDDL 1.0. Please refer LICENSE.txt for more details.