Phoenix, Arizona – (The Hosting News) – February 7, 2006 – A new search engine for source code and related technical content has made its debut at DEMO 2006. The tool was developed by Krugle, Inc.
According to the company, the Krugle search solution is intended to deliver easy access to code and other highly relevant technical information in a single, convenient, easy-to-use interface.
Krugle Co-Founder and CEO, Steve Larsen explained, ”Krugle is a search engine for programmers. Today programming is more about efficiently assembling and integrating code, than it is about writing new code from scratch. The problem is, finding and evaluating the available code takes too much time. That’s the problem Krugle solves.”
Finding, evaluating and downloading the right code is a common developer task that consumes massive amounts of developer time.
According to Ken Krugler, Krugle’s co-founder and CTO, ”This process has difficulties because of the way software projects and components are currently accessed on the Internet. While current search engines are OK at finding web pages, they don’t crawl source code repositories, archives or knowledge bases, and they don’t leverage the inherent structure of code to support the types of searches programmers need.”
Developers often sift through many separate pieces of information (project information, documentation, license information, tips and hints, user reviews, legal information) that must be considered when making decisions on what code to use. Krugle delivers the precise information a programmer needs to solve their immediate problem.
Krugle also improves communication between programmers by allowing them to add their commentary in a layer that floats above the source code. In addition, Krugle allows programmers to permanently tag code, and sets of search results, and easily share them with their colleagues.
Chris Shipley, Executive Producer of the DEMO Conferences added, ”The implications of the open source movement are dramatic and can’t be understated. Everyone agrees that open source is the wave of the future, and Krugle is riding that wave by helping programmers find the code they need to do their job.”
To learn more about Krugle, please visit: www.krugle.com.