Brad's Blog

Published: 2013-10-12

Getting the Most out of ack

ack grep tools

ack is an amazing tool. If you're not familiar with it, it's a lot like grep (the official site is at It's a command-line tool that helps you find things in files, particularly source code. However, like a lot of command-line tools, it's all-too-easy to learn just the basics and forget that many of these tools can do so much more! Without further ado, here are a few of the ways I frequently use ...