search-index – the JavaScript search engine – is growing like a weed

It's nice that the amount of downloads are growing for search-index, the JavaScript search engine. And the downloads do grow - a lot! But more important: It seems people are actually using it. Not just taking it for a test-run and then abandoning it. Thank you! So, a thanks to all of you that have … Continue reading search-index – the JavaScript search engine – is growing like a weed

5 reasons Lebron is the future, or why the Norch Search Engine will rock

The Lebron stack Last week, I saw the future. Wohaa, that's always a great feeling. I've seen it in earlier weeks also, but now it was even brighter than before. For me, it's still called the Lebron Stack as Max Ogden explains it and consists of LevelDB, Browserify and npm. All this is mostly happening … Continue reading 5 reasons Lebron is the future, or why the Norch Search Engine will rock

Idea: Search server running inside your browser

Got an idea to use the browser as a virtual machine for Norch.┬áNorch is Fergus McDowall's pet project: A search server written in JavaScript and based on Node.js and LevelDB. Since it's JavaScript, and HTML5 local storage has the same key/value storage as levelDB (HTML5 local storage for Chrome actually is levelDB) it has the … Continue reading Idea: Search server running inside your browser