Glenn Engstrand

Tag: Java

3 Ways to Customize Solr 4

Lucene/Solr is a full featured search engine and it is rare to need to extend its search capabilities. If you do find yourself needing something not available in vanilla Solr, then functions, request handlers, and search components are three basic ways to extend Solr with your own custom Java code to handle special search requirements.

The Making of the Conversational Content Management Beta

With online collaboration such as Google Apps, the users get no clear clues as to who to authoring now. There is a chat area where participants can discuss the content but it does not directly become the content itself. With CCM, the content authoring medium is basically a chat room. People discuss the topic and a chat reporter records the conversations then distills it down to an actionable summary.