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Get Asynchronous Solr Search Results with a little JSON, jQuery, and Ajax

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Get Asynchronous Solr Search Results with a little JSON, jQuery, and Ajax

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We all know that asynchronous processes are the overwhelming preference in web applications.  Search is no exception.  Search Nuggets, a blog usually focused on Microsoft's FAST search platform, just posted a tutorial related to Solr today.  It's short and sweet, and it could give you the breakthrough you've been looking for in your search app:

"There are many reasons to load search results asynchronously- most of the big searchy dotcoms are going in this direction with Google, Facebook and Twitter all relying heavily on ajax to render their feed-based pages.

Considering how mainstream it has become, information on the nuts and bolts of the technique remain thin on the ground. So here is a really quick overview of what you need to get started."

I'll let the author, Fergus McDowall, take you through the rest.


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