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Search-YC Firefox Plugin


I am not affiliated with YCombinator, or the excellent


Hacker News is a brilliant source of news for any programmer who wants to be an entrepreneur.

Hacker News doesn’t have search yet, however some smart folks have built a tidy search engine for the Hacker News community using the HN archives and Solr. is so good, that I use it first (shock! before Google) for start-up related searches. I got tired of typing the URL, so I wrote a FireFox Search plug-in for SearchYC.


In firefox, click this link to install.

Written by Rich Atkinson

May 24, 2008 at 9:25 am

Posted in Web Tech