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June Meetup: Introduction to Solr

6:00 - 6:15: Meet - Greet - Food

6:15 - 7:30: Introduction to Solr (Patrick Lee - Bodybuilding.com)

Apache Solr is an open source enterprise search platform. It can handle full-text search, highlighting, faceted search, clustering, and much more. In this talk we will see just how easy it is to get started with Solr by using the Solarium PHP library and some free geographic data.

7:30 - 7:45: Networking / Mingling

Host: Volt (Jason Williams)

Group Topics: http://www.meetup.com/boisewebtechs/polls/

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  • Patrick L.

    Seems like it went all right. I had very little prep time, but managed to pull something together for a talk.

    June 28, 2013

  • Michael H.

    A spectacular job last-minute to put together a super informative introduction to Solr. Thoroughly enjoyed it!

    June 28, 2013

  • Ed K.

    Excellent review of Solr. Never knew about the technology before, but definitely looking into it now. And major kudos to Patrick for jumping in with an excellent program created on a very short turnaround. True pro.

    June 28, 2013

  • Travis S.

    Not going to be able to make it tonight, I would be very interisted in more meetups involving PHP.

    June 27, 2013

  • Joe G.

    I'm interested in solr but I'm out of town

    June 27, 2013

  • Tyler B.

    Interested in attending via Hangout.

    June 19, 2013

    • andre

      That's an interesting idea.

      June 27, 2013

  • Patrick L.

    Dave is now unable to give his meetup talk due to unforeseen circumstances. I just sent out a call for a last-minute speaker, so we'll see what happens. Very sorry about the short notice.

    June 26, 2013

  • Jordin H.

    Darn. It. Any chance of a waiting list - or is 50 just a number for chair's sake? ;) Thanks!

    June 25, 2013

    • Patrick L.

      Bumped it to 100. We actually have two rooms reserved that are separated by a partition, so I think Thursday will be one of those times we open it up.

      June 25, 2013

    • Jordin H.

      Fantastic, thank you Patrick!

      June 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will be attending via G+

    June 19, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Opening up my spot...Arg. Just realized I'll be traveling and won't even have internet access while this is taking place....

      June 25, 2013

  • Paul C.

    Sounds great, looking forward to it!

    June 19, 2013

  • Nick E.

    Hello there..new to group. Please drop me a line. Would love to meet some peeps here

    June 18, 2013

  • Austin A.

    How casual are these meetings, typically?

    May 29, 2013

    • Patrick L.

      Shirt and tie. Suit jacket optional in the summer. J/K. We're really casual. Jeans, T-shirt, flip flops, whatever.

      2 · May 29, 2013

    • Steve S.

      Top hats and canes required! Singing "Puttin' on the ritz" is optional but encouraged.

      2 · June 12, 2013

Our Sponsors

  • Bodybuilding.com

    Provides food and beverages each month.

  • Volt

    Provides our meeting space each month.

  • JetBrains

    Provides one free product license when attendance is at least 30.

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    Provides free review copies of tech books.

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