"Using the Lucene Query Parser Without Lucene"

Discusses unique method of using QueryParser.


Lius Version 1.0-RC1


Lius 1.0-RC1 is now available.

This new version :


"Introduction to Apache Lucene" is published

The first Japanese "Apache Lucene" book.


Lucene sub-project "Lucy" proposed

"A shared core engine for Lucene, written in C, with Perl and Ruby bindings."

Details at LucyProposal.


SearchBlox J2EE Content Search Software Version 3.1

SearchBlox Software has released Version 3.1 of its J2EE Content Search Software. SearchBlox delivers out-of-the-box search functionality for quick and easy integration with websites, applications, intranets and portals. SearchBlox uses the Lucene Search API and incorporates integrated HTTP/HTTPS, File System and Feed (RSS/Atom) crawlers, support for various document formats including HTML, Word, PDF, PowerPoint and Excel, support for indexing and searching content in 30 languages and customizable search results, all controlled from a browser-based Admin Console. SearchBlox is available as a Web Archive (WAR) and has been tested with all major Java Application Servers. It is also available as a standalone application for Windows and Mac OS X.

Main features in this release:


Lius Version 0.4 LGPL

LIUS is an indexing Java framework based on the Jakarta Lucene project. The LIUS framework adds to Lucene many files format indexing functionalities as: Ms World, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint, RTF, PDF, XML, HTML, TXT, Open Office, MP3, Vcard, Latex suite and JavaBeans. It also contains search and update capabilities. The search results are gathered as a Java list or as a JDOM or DOM XML document.

This new version :


Lius (Lucene Index Update and Search) Version 0.3.3

LIUS is an indexing Java framework based on the Jakarta Lucene project. The LIUS framework adds to Lucene many files format indexing functionalities as: Ms World, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint, RTF, PDF, XML, HTML, TXT, Open Office suite and JavaBeans. It also contains search and update capabilities. The search results are gathered as a Java list or as a JDOM or DOM XML document.

This new version :


CodeCrawler 2005

CodeCrawler is a smart, web-based search engine specifically built for use by developers for searching source code. It combines ease of use, superb performance, and intelligent search capabilities in order to increase developer productivity and reduce source code learning time. It uses Lucene technology.


Lius (Lucene Index Update and Search) Version 0.3.1

LIUS is an indexing Java framework based on the Jakarta Lucene project. The LIUS framework adds to Lucene many files format indexing functionalities as: Ms World, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint, RTF, PDF, XML, HTML, TXT, Open Office suite and JavaBeans. It also contains search and update capabilities. The search results are gathered as a Java list or as a JDOM or DOM XML document. The new version allows boosting document and fields using the configuration files and support new languages.


SearchBlox J2EE Search Component Version 2.0

SearchBlox is a J2EE Search Component that delivers out-of-the-box search functionality for fast and easy implementation in your websites, applications, intranets and portals. SearchBlox uses the Lucene Search API and incorporates integrated HTTP/HTTPS and File System crawlers, support for various document formats including HTML, Word, PDF, PowerPoint and Excel, support for indexing and searching content in 18 languages and customizable search results, all controlled from a browser-based Admin Console. SearchBlox is available as a Web Archive (WAR) and is deployable on any Servlet 2.3/JSP 1.2 compliant server.

Main features in this release:


JDBCDirectory version 0.05


SearchBlox J2EE Search Component Version 1.2


Word Document text extractor released


LIMO new release (v0.3)


Luke, Lucene index browser and diagnostic tool


Lucene 1.3 Final Released