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Lucene.net in asp.net simple example

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How to use lucene.net api from c# in asp.net enviroment

Introduction 

Lucene.Net is a source code, class-per-class, API-per-API and algorithmatic port of the Java Lucene search engine to the C# and .NET platform utilizing Microsoft .NET Framework. And this is a very simple asp.net example to show how you can call Lucene API. This example creates lucene index and makes a search on it. 

Background

It would be nice if you already used lucene before but there is no need to dig into that java world. this example stands for that.

Using the code

When you start using lucene you need to check is the Index exist or not this function will help you to cover that area. 

private void IsIndexExists(out bool created, string sIndexPath)
{
    created = false;
    if (!IndexReader.IndexExists(sIndexPath))
    {
        IndexWriter writer = new IndexWriter(sIndexPath,
            new StandardAnalyzer(), true);
        created = true;
        writer.Close();
    }
}
		

this is not a full of code example. this is the simplest way to use pure lucene.net API from asp.net that is why you should download the code and check it out.

Points of Interest

I had a problem with godaddy shared hosting when I tried to use lucene.net there. btw I have deluxe windows hosting. And changed somelines from lucene.net svn(Revision 706104) code and decided to publish it here. The lucene.net dll which comes from this example's zip file is tested here.

History

20/10/2008   for the turkish version of this article blog.

License

This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

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ozkan.pakdil
Software Developer (Senior) http://www.mascix.com/
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General[My vote of 1] My Vote of 1 PinmemberAlireza_13625-Dec-13 17:06 
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Questionpassword ? Pinmemberhos cakal20-Jul-11 1:37 
AnswerRe: password ? Pinmembermascix20-Jul-11 4:28 
Generaldeneme.pfx PinmemberYanivush30-May-11 22:30 
GeneralAnother example of using Lucene.NET in ASP.NET Pinmemberctrager29-Mar-09 0:46 
GeneralNothing new PinmemberNeetflash23-Oct-08 3:19 

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