Irrational Exuberance!

Reranking Results in django-springsteen

February 26, 2009 After introducing django-springsteen to the world yesterday, here is a look at how to use django-springsteen to rerank search results with custom logic, as well as a look at how it achieves consistency of results across pagination.

django-springsteen and Distributed Search

February 25, 2009 Introducing a new pluggable Django application for creating distributed searches. django-springsteen assists in both aggregating results from a variety of services as well as exposing results to be aggregated.

Visualizing Keyterms with BOSS and Processing

February 4, 2009 This is an example of using Processing to visualize the keyterms returned for Yahoo! BOSS Search results. Unfortunately requires network connection and had trouble getting it to sign properly, so you'll need to download it to actually see it in action.

Releasing Source for Mahou

October 16, 2008 Mahou is a simple but somewhat interesting web search I made using Cappuccino, Yahoo! BOSS Mashup Framework, and Google App Engine. I'm releasing the code for free use, and hope that it can be helpful for anyone interested in Cappuccino or in the Yahoo! BOSS Mashup Framework.

Extending Mahou; Gotchas and Snippets

September 12, 2008 A few thoughts and code snippets from further extending Mahou. Written in a rambling style with little purpose or direction. You've been warned.