You can run, but you can't hide… from find

Tens of projects, hundreds of folders and thousands of file; does this scenario sound familiar? If the answer is yes, then you probably found yourself more than once in a situation where you couldn't find a specific file. The find command will help us locate any file in our project and much more. But first, for creating a quick playground, let's download the electron open source project from GitHub:

Git clone

And cd into it:

cd electron

We see here lots of different files and folders, just like in any normal sized software project. In order to find a particular file, let's say package.json, we will use:

find . -name package.json

.: This starts the search in the current ...

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