[Tip] Configure Web Browser for Convenient Pursuit Lookup

Here’s a tip on how to make Pursuit even more convenient, by enabling the following behavior in your web browser:

  1. Type a query in your address bar, e.g.:
    ps foldl

  2. Get foldl search results in Pursuit.

Just setup either of these:

My settings:

  • Pursuit - has all published packages and nice results rankings
    • keyword: ps
    • url: https://pursuit.purescript.org/search?q=%s
  • Starsuit - results restricted to latest package set
    • keyword: ss
    • url: https://spacchetti.github.io/starsuit/#search:%s

Note: DuckDuckGo has built-in bang searches for for Pursuit, so you if you use DDG as your default search engine, these also work:

  • !pursuit foldl
  • !purs foldl

I’m searching in Pursuit so often, that I find it’s worth a little extra configuration to shorten !purs to ps.

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