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Introduction to Solr and Creating a Functional Search with Python

1. Solr introduction and some fun with raw Solr queries

2. Intro to Haystack

3. Creating a Function Search with Solr + Haystack combination

Workshop Setup Instructions

# Ubuntu installation instructions.

1. Download solr from

2. Install open jdk

$sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk

3. Create a virtualenv

$pip install virtualenvwrapper

$export WORKON_HOME=~/Envs$mkdir -p

$WORKON_HOME$source /usr/local/bin/

$mkvirtualenv search

4. Install packages in vritualenv

$pip install django==1.7.7

$pip install django-haystack==2.4.0

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