From the cool ideas that I have no time to implement department. Someone ought to write a search engine for Sourceforge-resident code. No, not a search against the project descriptions. A search against the source code, to make it easy to find sample code in whatever platform you happen to be working in. I believe that O’Reilly does something like this already for their books. Why not extend the idea? Sourceforge code is already public, retrievable via anonymous CVS, and it’s real code powering real apps. It’d be a fantastic learning tool, I think. Does it exist already?

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