HTML, JS, and CSS power user experience and people concentrate on writing them cleanly and efficiently. However, the most severe performance problems come from suboptimal delivery of those assets. In this session, we will go through a site architecture decisions all focused on improving the user's experience. Afterwards, you will be equipped with the knowledge to make your Apache-based website/web application will see marked performance improvements.
by Eric Hatcher
Got data? Let's make it searchable! This presentation will demonstrate getting documents into Solr quickly, will provide some tips in adjusting Solr's schema to match your needs better, and finally will discuss how to showcase your data in a flexible search user interface. We'll see how to rapidly leverage faceting, highlighting, spell checking, and debugging. Even after all that, there will be enough time left to outline the next steps in developing your search application and taking it to production.
1st–5th November 2010