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10 Community Projects in 15 Minutes

10 Community Projects in 15 Minutes

A tour of 10 Algolia community projects including instantsearch.js, Places, DocSearch, Wordpress and Magento plugins, and more.

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Josh Dzielak

August 10, 2016
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  1. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 Community Josh Dzielak Developer

    Advocate josh@algolia.com @dzello 10 Community Projects in 15 Minutes August 10, 2016 #searchparty
  2. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 Great search goes beyond

    the search engine, it includes the search experience. Algolia Community Let’s build great search experiences together.
  3. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 10 projects in 15

    minutes GO!!!
  4. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 1) ALGOLIA PLACES •

    Intelligent address autocomplete • OpenStreetMap and Geonames data • Bonus features ◦ Interlace w/ other search results ◦ Restrict to city/country • What’s next? ◦ Improving data ◦ iOS/Android (tbd) • 100k req/month free w/ signup https://community.algolia.com/places
  5. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 2) DOCSEARCH • Better

    search for tech docs • Live on 150+ sites, 75k queries/day • V2: New design, crawler OSS’d • Free forever + we do the work • Help us spread the word? ◦ /o/ \o/ https://community.algolia.com/docsearch
  6. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 3) INSTANTSEARCH.JS • Full-page

    search interactions • Add widgets to refine search • Community widgets: googleMaps, ionRangeSlider • More widgets requested! • What’s next? ◦ v2 will plug seamlessly into React apps ◦ Porting widgets to iOS and Android https://community.algolia.com/instantsearch.js
  7. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 4) JS HELPER •

    Utilities for deep customization • Faceting/events/search session management • Used by instantsearch.js • New documentation, feedback requested! https://community.algolia.com/algoliasearch-helper-js
  8. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 5) JEKYLL PLUGIN •

    Instant search for jekyll sites • jekyll algolia push • Full index configuration • Fits on free Hacker plan unless your blog is gigantic https://github.com/algolia/algoliasearch-jekyll
  9. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 6) ZENDESK PLUGIN •

    Instant search for Zendesk • Used by Geckoboard, Dashlane, Wisembly • Customizable, support for multiple languages https://community.algolia.com/zendesk
  10. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 7) MAGENTO PLUGIN •

    Instant e-commerce integration • Supports Magento 1, Magento 2 in beta • Product & category autocomplete or instantsearch w/ some CSS tuning • Feedback requested: support+magento@algolia.com https://community.algolia.com/magento
  11. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 8) WORDPRESS PLUGIN •

    Algolia for Wordpress!! (BETA) • Supports autocomplete, code & guides for instant search are coming • Version 3.7.14+ • Calling BETA testers and contributors! • Developers, designers and translators needed https://community.algolia.com/wordpress
  12. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 9) OVAL QUOTES •

    Search US Presidential speeches • Historical data from The Miller Center • My interview project! • Front-end is instantsearch.js + Bootstrap 3, crawler is Node + Algolia JS API client • Supports “advanced syntax” w/ quotes, also faceting by president • Open source, contributions welcome (date slider?) http://oval-quotes.dzello.com/
  13. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 10) SEARCHSTONE • Better

    search for Hearthstone • Painstakingly crafted • SVG for curved result highlighting • Tons of filters & sorts • >> LIVE DEMO https://searchstone.io/
  14. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 SNEAK PEAK: OFFLINE SDK

    • Search and find content, even with bad or no connectivity • Engine on your phone, sync’d with the online API • Introduces concept of offline-only indices • Improves reactivity on high-latency or spotty networks • iOS & Android clients
  15. Community #searchparty @algolia AUG 10 2016 QUESTIONS? or just #searchparty