25 Oct '14, 10pm

Blacklight: Ruby on rails based #OpenSource user interface for full text search with #Solr #ddj

Blacklight is an open source Ruby on Rails gem that provides a discovery interface for any Solr index. Blacklight provides a default user interface which is customizable via the standard Rails (templating) mechanisms. Blacklight accommodates heterogeneous data, allowing different information displays for different types of objects. What are some of the features? Blacklight uses Apache Solr , an enterprise-scale index for its search engine. Blacklight features faceted browsing, relevance based searching (with the ability to locally control the relevancy algorithms), bookmarkable items, permanent URLs for every item, user tagging of items. Who uses it? The University of Virginia, Stanford University, Johns Hopkins University, and WGBH are the principal contributors to the code base and use it heavily at their institutions. There are dozens of sites worldwide that use Blackli...

Full article: http://projectblacklight.org/

Tweets

ALERT ☆★☆ #Job #Washington - Ruby on Rails Deve...

ziprecruiter.com 24 Oct '14, 11pm

Ruby on Rails Developer BOTTOM LINE SKILLS: Ruby on Rails, Front end GUI development, Red Hat Linux, Agile/Scrum Methodolo...