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Daily Dose: Making Solr/Lucene 4.x Accessable - Lucid Imagination 1.7 Released

04.07.2011
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It's been less than a week since the long-awaited GA release of Apache Solr 3.1 and Lucene 3.1.  Well, it seems that Lucid Imagination is already looking ahead to version 4.x.  They just released LucidWorks Enterprise 1.7, the newest edition of their enterprise search development platform, which is free to download and play with.  Built on Apache Solr/Lucene, the new platform allows users to access all the newest Solr/Lucene 4.x technology.

Along with the the bleeding-edge Solr/Lucene features, LucidWorks Enterprise1.7 includes the following features:

  • MicrosoftSharepoint integration. 
  • Enhanced security/user management.
  • Large-scale data acquisition management.

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Meanwhile, this may be a good time for others to begin to capture ideas
for what comes after HTML5.

What would you like to see in HTML6 (if we can really call it that)?

GNOME 3.0 Release

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