Emacs Howdoyou - A package to search and read stackoverflow and its sisters’ sites
This package is inspired by howdoi python and howdoi Emacs packages. it searches your query all across stackoverflow and it’s sisters’ sites. They are:
The result is then showed in an
org-mode buffer. For each result, question and
three answers were showed, but they are collapsed by default except the first
answer. As this package uses Google to get the links, for each query there will
be a dozen of links, the fist link will be used, then use can go to next
link and previous link. The author believes that when searching for solutions it
is important for users to read both questions and answers, so no “quick look”
features such as code only view or code completion are provided.
request are required.
User must have
org-mode 9.2 or later installed also.
howdoyou-query:prompt for query and do search
howdoyou-next-query:go to next link
howdoyou-previous-query:go to previous link
howdoyou-go-back-to-first-link:go back to first link
howdoyou-use-curl:default is true if curl is available
howdoyou-number-of-answers:maximal number of answers to show, default is 3
Use with helm-google-suggest
add this snippet to you config file
(with-eval-after-load "helm-net" (push (cons "How Do You" (lambda (candidate) (howdoyou-query candidate))) helm-google-suggest-actions))
helm-google-suggest will pass suggestion to howdoyou-query as default