Archives for 2013

Three days on the Google Campus

I am currently on a plane, coming back from three wonderful days of training on the Google Search Appliance 7.0 at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.  I must admit that I was as impressed by the environment of ... Read More...


Posted on December 17, 2013 by in Latest Events


A true winner!

Norconex is glad to help Sophie Carrier-Laforte, an outstanding amateur athlete who is targeting the biggest honors again this year, going further.  I have had the privilege to know Sophie for a long while now and I have seen her progression as an athlete. ... Read More...


Posted on November 24, 2013 by in Latest Articles


Serving autocomplete suggestions fast!

Autocomplete (also known as live suggestions or search suggestions) is very popular with Search applications. It is generally used to return either query suggestion (à la Google Autocomplete) or to propose existing search results (à la Facebook). Open source search ... Read More...


Posted on October 9, 2013 by in Latest Articles


Exploring Norconex Commons Lang

Norconex Commons Lang is a generic Java library providing useful utility classes that extend the base Java API.  Its name is shamelessly borrowed from Apache Commons Lang, so people can quickly assume what it’s about just by its name.   It ... Read More...


Posted on September 19, 2013 by in Latest Articles


Norconex participation in CIBC Run for the Cure – 2013

For a third consecutive year, Norconex will participate in CIBC Run for the Cure event to help out the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.  The run will take place at Tunney’s Pasture in Ottawa, on October 6th 2013.  Help us reach ... Read More...


Posted on September 6, 2013 by in Latest Events


Using Norconex HTTP Collector with LucidWorks

During a recent client project, I was required to crawl several websites with specific requirements for each.  For example, one of the websites required: to have a meta tag content be used as a URL replacement for the actual URL, ... Read More...


Posted on August 28, 2013 by in Latest Articles


Norconex HTTP Collector 1.1 Released

Norconex just released version 1.1 of HTTP Collector, its free web crawler.   This is an important upgrade from the Norconex Development Team, giving you the following great new features and enhancements: Much faster and more constant crawling performance, especially with ... Read More...


Posted on August 22, 2013 by in Latest Releases


Norconex Gives Back to Open-Source

Say hello to Norconex HTTP Collector!  At Norconex, we have always recognized the value open-source brings to software development, and to a greater extent, the world.   It benefits us when building custom solutions for our customers and ourselves.   As long-time ... Read More...


Posted on June 5, 2013 by in Latest Articles


Google Enterprise Search (GSA 7.0) First Impression

Over the last few weeks, I have had the opportunity to work and play around with the Google Search Appliance Version 7.0, and I must say that it’s an interesting piece of technology. Varying opinions, such as “Yeah, GSA is ... Read More...


Posted on January 29, 2013 by in Latest Articles