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Insight.io - Code Intelligence on GitHub

Ever wanted to browse Github code like an IDE? Tired of cloning repos just to examine their code structure? If the answer to either of these questions is yes then you will welcome Insight.io.

Insight.io adds features such as jump to definition, find references, class hierarchy, directory tree and code search to Github browsing.These become available when you install its Chrome or Firefox browser extension and register for a free account at Insight.io.

The plugin goes hand in hand with the Insight.io indexing service. You can see that the plugin is enabled when its icon becomes visible at the top left corner of the web page you are currently looking at when you navigate to a repository that is indexed by the backend service.

If it isn't then you can always request for the repo to be indexed. Indexed sites are distinguishable from the 'insight.io' prefix which gets prepended to their Github urls as in https://insight.io/github.com/lambdalab-mirror/jdk8u-jdk/ .If you try to access a non-indexed site you'll encounter a '404 not found' error.

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