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May 2008

Google AJAX Search API Blog: Speed up access to your favorite frameworks via the AJAX Libraries API

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The AJAX Libraries API is an attempt to make Web applications faster for developers in simple ways: * Developers won't have to worry about getting caching setup correctly, as we will do that for you * If another application uses the same library (much more likely), they there is a much better chance that it will be already caching on the users machine * The network and bandwidth of the users systems will not be taxed.

July 2007 -- Using the Lucene Query Parser Without Lucene

Stop creating sophisticated search forms. You can use technologies like Ajax to give you the power of creating user friendly interfaces; use ideas like "suggest" or "type ahead"; and create a simpler interface so your users won't feel lost in a huge set of search options. Remember, all users want is to quickly find the information they are looking for. You may stop creating sophisticated and hard-to-maintain search forms, instead providing searches based on Lucene query syntax. You could satisfy your users with a simple search field, as Google does

October 2006

GSmapSearchControl Solution

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The GSmapSearchControl Solution is a simple to use application of the Google AJAX Search API that is designed to let you easily add a searchable map to your pages, sites, and blogs.