A search engine for Vintage Computers / Retro Computers @ActionRetro1
The search functionality of FrogFind is basically a custom wrapper for DuckDuckGo search, converting the results to extremely basic HTML that old browsers can read. When clicking through to pages from search results, those pages are processed through a PHP port of Mozilla’s Readability, which is what powers Firefox’s reader mode. Then the results are further striped down to be as basic HTML as possible.
I designed FrogFind with classic Macs in mind, so I’ve been testing on my SE/30 to make sure it looks good in 1 bit color with a 512×384 resolution. Most of my testing has been on Netscape 1.1N and 2.0.2, as well as a few 68k Mac versions of iCab. FrogFind should also work great on any text-based web browser!
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