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Black Duck Announces Code Search Plug-in for Visual Studio 2010

Black Duck Software has announced the availability of a freely downloadable Code Search Plug-in for Visual Studio 2010.

The Black Duck Code Search Plug-in for Visual Studio 2010:

  • Lets developers search code from numerous repositories in a single place without leaving the Visual Studio 2010 environment.
  • Searches over 3 billion lines of open source code published on the Black Duck sponsored web site Koders.com.
  • Searches internal code (inside the enterprise firewall) indexed from TFS, SourceSafe and other version control systems (when used with Black Duck Code Sight).
  • Promotes re-use with SmartSearch, a background agent that proactively identifies opportunities for re-use, within the IDE, by presenting search results that are relevant to the code the developer is creating.

"We are pleased to make code search available to Windows and Microsoft .NET Framework developers, who are looking for ways to speed software development," said Phil Odence of Black Duck. "The Black Duck Code Search Plug-in for Visual Studio 2010 enables IDE access to billions of lines of open source and proprietary code assets, speeding application development cycles, promoting code re-use and improving business agility."

Black Duck Code Sight is a source code search application that brings transparency and easy access to an enterprise’s often distributed source code resources. Code Sight indexes code across an organization's source code repositories to enable fast search and navigation at enterprise scale. Koders.com is a free on-line search engine for open source software and other web-downloadable code. Thousands of developers use Koders daily to search over 3 billion lines of code written in over 30 languages. Koders enables developers to quickly find the best reusable open source code, methods, examples and algorithms.

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