I use fd to quickly find files by name. I
find the interface easier to remember than
I use ripgrep to quickly find code
on my computer. Unlike
ripgrep automatically filters out files that
are ignored in VCS. I also use GitHub’s code search to look for examples of
how to configure certain tools (e.g.
Cargo.toml) and find
sample API usage. At Microsoft, I loved a tool called Research that enabled
me to search huge quantities of code quickly.