Using Ack with CoffeeScript
If you use the wonderful Ack search tool (it's a bit like grep) you may
be wondering why it doesn't search your
You need to tell it that
.coffee should be treated the same way as
.js files, like this:
$ cat >> ~/.ackrc --type-add js=.coffee
$ cat >> ~/.ackrc --type-set coffee=.coffee
To search for text in your Coffee files, run Ack like this:
$ ack --type coffee 'search phrase'
For more info on configuring Ack, see my post on using Ack with Haml.