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DevX: Lucene: Add Indexing and Search to Your Web Apps

Mar 31, 2005, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Watson)

"Lucene is one of the bright lights in the world of open source software: an industrial-strength package that many companies use for many diverse purposes. I have been using it for three years to add indexing and search capabilities to my Java applications, although Lucene technology is now available for Python, C/C++, and Perl programmers as well.

"This article provides a crash course for using Lucene and presents an open source project I've written that uses Lucene to index, search, cluster, and categorize documents (Word, PowerPoint, PDF, HTML, OpenOffice.org, and AbiWord)..."

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