SAN FRANCISCO —  Google Inc. (GOOG) is introducing a new search service that only a geek could love.

The Web search leader said late on Wednesday it is introducing Google Code Search, a site that simplifies how software developers search for programming code to improve existing software or create new programs.

Google product manager Tom Stocky said the Mountain View, California-based company is set to help programmers sift through billions of lines of computer source code using its familiar search box to uncover snippets of reusable software.

Google code search

 O’Reilly Code Search 

Enter search terms to find relevant sample code from nearly 700 O’Reilly books.
The database currently contains over 123,000 individual examples, composed of 2.6 million lines of code — all edited and ready to use.

Oreilly code search

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