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

Recipe search app: Getting the documents

Instead of Scrapy as the crawler, I've changed to forage-fetch from the Forage Search Engine. It's a search engine written in Javascript on top of Node.js, and a bit unfinished. The main reason I've chosen it is that it's really simple to use compared to Scrapy. Also, it separates the fetching of documents and processing … Continue reading Recipe search app: Getting the documents