npm install nak
There were two goals set out:
- Be faster than ack
- Return matches in order
A lot of the functionality is modeled around ag. In fact, you can provide a
.nakignore file to define patterns to ignore.
.nakignore files in the directory you’re searching under are automatically included as ignore rules, but you can choose to specify any additional file (with
.gitignore-style rules) with
nak -G '*.js' 'function' .
Find all files ending in
js, in the current directory, with the phrase
nak -a ../.gitignore -i 'def' .
Find all files in the current directory, with the phrase in
def (case-insensitive), in the current directory; also, use the .gitignore rules from the folder above
nak -d '*.less' -w 'mixin' .
Find all files in the current directory that are not
.less, with the phrase
mixin (whole word), in the current directory
There are plenty of examples and information on the . Check it out!