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  • Hello Jekyll. Bye Wordpress

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    For some time, I was looking out for a simplistic blogging platform. After spending time with Wordpress, I thought I wasn’t doing much justice to it. My personal site contains just HTML posts, so writing them in plain markdown would be preferable compared to heavy WYSIWYG platforms. I don’t need...
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  • Elasticsearch module for Drupal 8

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    This post finally marks the completion of a workable Elasticsearch module for Drupal 8. The docs has been updated. I’ve also uploaded a video to help users with the installation of this module. A big thanks goes to my two mentors: Nick and Thomas. A LOT of credit goes out...
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  • GSoC at Drupal!

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    This is my second year at GSoC and I’m excited to work with Drupal this year. Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s primarily built on PHP. This time I’ll be working on making an Elasticsearch module for Drupla 8. Drupal 8...
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  • Global Search Prototype v1.0

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    These past days I’ve been busy trying to come up with a working product with the features that I’d earlier planned to include in this version of Global Search. Finally, I feel happy to complete this milestone. Both my mentors Tomasz and Aparup have guided me well in this project...
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  • Indexing Rich Documents in Solr

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    This week I integrated Apache Tika into Moodle to support indexing of Rich Documents like .PDF, .DOC, .PPT etc. Solr’s ExtractingRequestHandler uses Tika allowing users to upload binary files to Solr and have Solr extract text from it and then index it, making them searchable. One has to send the...
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