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Silverlight Document Search Engine

  1. 1. Silverlight Document search engine Mustaţă Bogdan | RomSoft March 2010
  2. 2. Agenda 1. Lucene 1. Silverlight overview 1. Demo & Code
  3. 3. Intelligent Crawling and Indexing using Lucene
  4. 4. Searching Looking up words in an index Factors Affecting Search: Precision – How well the system can filter Speed Single, Multiple Phase queries, Results ranking, Sorting, Wild card queries, Range queries support
  5. 5. Indexing Sequential Search is bad (Not Scalable) Index speeds up selection Index is a special data structure which allows rapid searching. Different Index Implementations - B Trees - Hash Map
  6. 6. Search Process Quer y Doc Doc s s Indexing API Hit Inde s x
  7. 7. Lucene High-performance, full-featured text search engine library Written 100% in pure java & C# Easy to use yet powerful API Jakarta Apache Product. Strong open source community support.
  8. 8. Why Lucene? Open source (Not proprietary) Easy to use, good documentation Interoperable - Ex: Index generated by java can be used by VB, asp, perl application Powerful And Highly Scalable Index Format Designed for interoperability Well Documented Resides on File System, RAM, custom store
  9. 9. Indexing With Lucene What type of documents can be indexed? Any document from which text can be fetched and extracted over the net with a URL Uses Inverted Index The index stores statistics about terms in order to make term based search more efficient.
  10. 10. Demo
  11. 11. Silverlight Overview cross-browser cross-platform cross-device Plug-in for building and delivering the next generation of .NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web
  12. 12. Silverlight is a .NET technology Server Desktop & Services .NET Devices, Browser Mobile Silverlight extends your .NET Reach.
  13. 13. A Brief History of Silverlight MIX 07 Sep 07 MIX 08 Oct 08 Silverlight 1.0 Silverlight 1.0 Silverlight 2 Silverlight 2 Beta Beta Silverlight 1.1 Alpha MIX 09 Jul 09 PDC 09 Spring 10 Silverlight 3 Beta Silverlight 3 Silverlight 4 Silverlight 4 Beta
  14. 14. Silverlight 1.0 Designer / X-Browser High Quality Developer X-Platform Audio/Video Workflow Animation & Skills Reuse Auto-Updater Vector (AJAX) Graphics
  15. 15. Silverlight 2 High Flexible Data Rich UI Controls Performance Access & Deep Zoom Runtime Content Robust Role-Based Protection Networking Tools & DLR
  16. 16. Silverlight 3 GPU Navigation & Out of Browser Acceleration Validation Perspective H.264 / AAC Transforms & Silverlight Toolkit Pixel Shaders
  17. 17. Silverlight 4 Elevated Trust Printing Webcam / Mic Rich Text & Input Localized to 41 HTML Hosting Improvements Languages
  18. 18. Presentation Core – Graphics 2D Graphics Vector based Standard shapes and Paths Masking and clipping Transformations: skew, rotate, scale, translate, matrix Animation Basics Time-based Support linear, discrete and spline animation Animatable property types: Double, Color, Point Animations and graphics can be defined using XAML or code
  19. 19. Declarative Programming Through XAML Extensive Application Markup Language Toolable, declarative markup Code and content are separate Compatible with Windows Presentation Foundation XAML C# VB.NET <Button Width="100"> OK Button b1 = new Button(); Dim b1 As New Button <Button.Background> b1.Content = "OK"; b1.Content = "OK" LightBlue b1.Background = new SolidColorBrush b1.Background = New _ </Button.Background> (Colors.LightBlue); SolidColorBrush(Colors.LightBlue) </Button> b1.Width = 100; b1.Width = 100
  20. 20. Databinding Two way data binding from User interface to business objects Notification via INotifyPropertyChanged DataContext is inherited via Visual Tree From XAML <TextBlock Text="{Binding Nasdaq.Points, Mode=OneWay}"/> Binding binding = new Binding("Nasdaq.Points"); From binding.Mode = BindingMode.OneWay; code TextBlock tb = new TextBlock(); tb.SetBinding(TextBlock.TextProperty, binding);
  21. 21. Networking Asynchronous HTTP requests GET/POST Access to most headers, cookies, Uses browser networking stack Caching, authentication, proxy , compression
  22. 22. Web Services SOAP 1.1 Basic profile A few restrictions (e.g. SOAP Faults not supported) Asynchronous invocation Follows cross-domain policy restrictions Generated proxies support data binding
  23. 23. Sockets TCP only Asynchronous API No explicit bind and no listen/accept support Restricted ports ( 4502-4534) Cross Domain based on provisioning server void Connect(AddressFamily family) { SocketAsyncEventArgs connectArgs = new SocketAsyncEventArgs(); connectArgs.RemoteEndPoint = new DnsEndPoint( Application.Current.Host.Source.Host, 4502); connectArgs.Completed += new EventHandler<SocketAsyncEventArgs>(OnConnectCompleted); socket = new Socket(family, SocketType.Stream, ProtocolType.Tcp); if (!socket.ConnectAsync(connectArgs)) OnConnectCompleted(socket, connectArgs); }
  24. 24. Cross-domain support <?xml version="1.0"?> 2 formats: <!DOCTYPE cross-domain-policy SYSTEM Flash policy file " dtd"> Silverlight policy file <cross-domain-policy> <allow-access-from domain="*" /> </cross-domain-policy> Cross-domain.xml <?xml version="1.0"?> <access-policy> <cross-domain-access> <policy> <allow-from> <domain uri="”/>" <domain uri=""/> </allow-from> <grant-to> <grant path="/sales/serialnumbers.xml" /> <grant path="/partners" include-subpaths="false"/> </grant-to> </policy> </cross-domain-access> </access-policy> clientaccesspolicy.xml
  25. 25. Isolated Storage Stream based access to a private file/directory structure Patterned after .NET Framework IsolatedStorage classes Read and write string or binary data Store is per application XAP Application code to request size increase User prompt to accept quota increase Quotas fall into predetermined size slots Code must initiate increase size call from within user input/event
  26. 26. Designer/Developer Collaboration
  27. 27. Tooling Server Vista Desktop Server, Services XAML Designer Developer Look, behavior, brand, Function, deployment, data, and emotional connection security, operational integrity Media & RIA
  28. 28. Silverlight and WPF Silverlight is related to WPF Plus a few extra web features and its own codecs Reuse strategy Same skills Same tools Same XAML and UI Silverlight code should run on WPF with minor changes
  29. 29. Silverlight and .NET: Better Together Highly productive development framework Multi-language support Latest developer innovations (e.g. LINQ, Generics) AJAX integration Great tools Visual Studio Expression Studio Cross-platform & cross-browser plugin Works with Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer Mac OS X and Windows Any web server Fast, easy install process Securely extends your web browser’s sandbox Off-line storage, OpenFileDialog, Sockets, cross-domain
  30. 30. Demo
  31. 31. Q&A Contact Mustaţă Bogdan Links MS Expression Studio 3: com/expression/products/Studio_Overview.aspx Silverlight HandsOnLabs: Introduction to Silverlight Labs: com/education/facultyconnection/articles/articledetails.aspx?cid=1988&c1=en-us&c2=0 3 Day Deep Dive into Silverlight: com/education/facultyconnection/articles/articledetails.aspx?cid=2023&c1=en-us&c2=0
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