As a full-time programmer for > 12 years, my favorite trick is still using search to navigate large codebases:

Search for a function name you remember vaguely, then in results:

foo() <— no semicolon! Implementation!

In C++, search for ::foo often works, too.

@uliwitness in languages with the function keyword, "n foo" also tends to work pretty well!

@uliwitness Better, use ctags. You can configure a lot of editors to auto-run ctags, and then have a nice dropdown of names.

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