GES tool is the result of integrating the Google Desktop Search (GDS) engine into IBM's Eclipse development environment to improve searching in software projects in a manner similar to searching the internet or your own desktop.


GES search tab in Eclipse

GES search results displayed in Eclipse

Installation notes

To install GES, download plug-in .jar file and simply copy it into your Eclipse plug-in folder (for example, "C:\Program Files\Eclipse\Plugins").

NOTE: Please use ges_1.0.0.jar for Eclispe 3.2 and 3.3, and ges_1_2.jar for Eclipse 3.4.

System Requirements

To run GES, you will need:


Denys Poshyvanyk

Maksym Petrenko



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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. CCF-0438970. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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