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Sunspot Showed Me the Light

admin » 20 May 2010 » In rails » 9 Comments

Ladies and gentleman, gone are the dark ages of using SQL (a known gateway drug) to perform searches. Thats right, I’m here today to spotlight Sunspot, “a Ruby library for expressive, powerful interaction with the Solr search engine.”

Ever since that fated column of light struck my monitor and forced my browser to google Solr, I’ve had the strength to overcome my addiction to SQL searches. Gone are the days of “select intervention_date from developers where search_method like ‘%sql%’”

Get out of that darkness cupcake! Let some light brighten up that dark and dreary world of murky sql search statements and enter a radiant and luminous world of vibrant Sunspot search!

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