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Finding the Needle (DjangoCon US 2013)

by Ben Lopatin

Published September 3, 2013 in Programming

The ability to find content on a site is important to users, and there are some great tools that make a sometimes tricky problem a lot simpler. This talk will address the search problem, introduce a few of the tools at your disposal, and provide a way to get started using Django Haystack.

The goals is for developers new to search to understand what's different about using a search engine as an additional service, to be aware of some of the "gotchas", and to know not just what's possible but how to get started.