Grepper

Grepper

The Query & Answer System for the Coder Community

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What is Grepper?

Grepper is a Firefox add-on designed specifically for programmers to easily snag code examples from the web. It enhances developers' productivity by allowing users to access code examples without any hassles. This tool aims to be the ultimate RAM upgrade for the software developer's brain.

Stats
Users: 5,555 ▲ 19
Rating: 4.51 (57)
Version: 0.0.8.9 (Last updated: 2023-02-10)
Creation date: 2020-02-26
Weekly download count: 53
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • webRequest
  • activeTab
  • <all_urls>
  • alarms
Size: 1.45M
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Summary

Grepper is the ultimate RAM upgrade for the software developers brain. Easily snag code examples from around the web, then access your code examples without having to think.

See Usage Docs Here: https://www.grepper.com/documentation.php See Full Privacy Policy Here: https://www.grepper.com/privacy-policy.php


Privacy Policy Summary: Collection of Information Optionally, within your Grepper account profile you may choose to enter this information:

  • Name, email address, twitter handle, paypal address (so others users can donate to you), location: This information is used to allow the Grepper user community to connect with one another.
  • We automatically collect:
  • Anonymous Search Terms: By default we collect anonymous search terms, whether or not a Grepper answer was shown for the search term and the time of the search.
  • Code Snippets and Related Data: We collect snippets of code that you provide, and related data; including an answer title based on your last search term, the url of the page if the code was added using the “easy code snag editor”, the source of the code snippet if provided, the time the code snippet was added. We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:
  • Search and display code snippets to your and other’s code related searches.
  • Provide, operate, maintain, improve and promote the Website and Services to you.
  • Monitor and analyse trends, usage and activities in connection with the Services for marketing and advertising purposes.
  • Provide customer support services to you, respond to your questions and requests, send you technical or administrative updates and messages.
  • User reviews
    User reviews summary
    These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
    Pros
    • Good for fast search lookups
    • Saves time
    • Frequently saves the trouble of clicking through search results
    • Awesome time saver
    • Excellent, saves a lot of time
    • Very useful and handy
    • Ground-breaking
    • Really helpful
    • AMAZING
    • Helped me a lot
    Cons
    • Need to pay to show all results
    • Page loading issue
    • Grepper logo covers text on code-like elements
    • Smartasses adding irrelevant answers
    • Logo doesn't stay on sideways scrolling code blocks or non-code snippets
    Most mentioned
    • Saves time
    • Helpful/Handy
    • Search lookup
    • Logo issue
    • Paying for all results
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    Safety
    Risk impact

    Grepper is very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this add-on unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

    Risk likelihood

    Grepper is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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