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Spotlight for your web apps - Redwood
"If you’re like us, your knowledge is spread across several places: Gmail, Google Docs, Basecamp, and more. Redwood makes it easy to search across these sources, right from your desktop." Clever.
osx  search  basecamp  gmail  utilities 
march 2011 by infovore
Introducing the ProjectSearch Rails plugin: - (37signals)
Rails plugin for intelligently searching within your application. Not a bad idea; will probably end up using this at some point.
programming  ruby  development  rails  plugin  utility  search 
march 2009 by infovore
ReinH — A Thinking Man's Sphinx
"We’ve recently switched a number of projects to ThinkingSphinx here at Hashrocket. These projects were originally using SOLR or UltraSphinx. Today, we’ll explore the differences between UltraSphinx and ThinkingSphinx and why we chose to switch." Detailed explanation of the advantages of ThinkingSphinx over UltraSphinx or other alternatives.
ruby  search  sphinx  ultrasphinx  thinkingsphinx 
january 2009 by infovore
Future of Internet Search: Mobile version « petitinvention
An interesting series of concept images of what context-aware, mobile search and data-diving tools might look like. Some neat thinking around transparency and context.
interaction  design  mobile  interface  search  contextaware  contextual  concept  mockup 
august 2008 by infovore
Search Pages 2.3 Plugin
Wordpress, by default, only lets you search "posts". If you want to search both blogposts and static content, then this plugin is what you need. I'm very surprised this isn't an option out of the box.
wordpress  search  plugin 
october 2007 by infovore
Grep in Project command for TextMate – The Pug Automatic
"I wrote a "Grep in Project" command that combines the speed of grep with a decent, well-integrated UI." Oh wow. Just what I've needed.
grep  textmate  search  plugin  osx 
august 2007 by infovore
TrackMeNot Extension
This kind of thing always amuses me - clouding real data by making ghost-queries as background noise.
search  metrics  monitoring  stealth  firefox  extension 
september 2006 by infovore
acts_as_ferret - Trac
Nice - ferret support as a Rails plugin
search  engine  lucene  rails  ruby  rubyonrails  plugin 
april 2006 by infovore
HowToIntegrateFerretWithRails in Ruby on Rails
Will probably be better to go with acts_as_ferret, but we'll see
search  engine  rails  ruby  rubyonrails  lucene 
april 2006 by infovore
SBook is Simson Garfinkel's Address Book
Interesting approach to search and data structure; ram it all in one field, AI-based search finds what you mean. Could be an interesting model.
search  database  handling 
december 2005 by infovore

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