After a few hours of searching through the Play 2 documentation, the play-framework google group and other blogs or sources, i finally found this piece of code that i decided to share with you. So if, like me, you wanted to remove the Scaladoc generation and packaging inside the ProductionDist that you can create from […]

Une fois n’est pas coutume, je commencerais cet article avec une photo de notre dernier Timeoff LT.    Ça fait surement cliché de dire ça, mais chaque timeoff est différent, et celui là n’a pas dérogé à la règle. J’étais beaucoup plus impliqué dans l’organisation des derniers (ceux où j’allais :p ) alors pour celui-ci […]

I’m using more and more Lucene these days, and getting in depth on a few subjects, today i’m going to talk to you about how to handle the new Highlighting features available with Lucene 4.1. One of the main achievements with this new version is the creation of the great PostingsHighlighter. Michael McCandless wrote a […]

I’ve began to work more and more with the great « low-level » library Apache Lucene created by Doug Cutting. For those of you that may not know, Lucene is the indexing and searching library used by great entreprise search servers like Apache Solr and Elasticsearch. When you start to index and search data, most of the […]

I’m not usually doing a lot of book reviews, mainly because i’m usually not finishing any book i begin… But i decided to finish this one, and i wanted to express my views on this book. If you look at the reviews of ElasticSearch Server on you will get a first opinion that i can only […]

Don’t get me wrong, i love Apache Solr, i think it’s a wonderful project and the versions 4.x are definitely something you should check out when building a proper search engine. But Elasticsearch, at least for me, is now the way to the future. If you need a few reasons why, read on : Out of […]

Je ne suis pas le plus aguerri des vétérans, et je m’en rend compte encore assez souvent pour savoir que j’ai encore des sempaïs dans plus d’un domaine (pas que technique) dont certains avec qui j’ai la chance de travailler, même si ce n’est pas tout le temps au jour le jour. Au fil de mes années […]