Act As Xapian

14th July 2008 in London at Old Sessions House

There are 2 other SkillsCasts available from RabbitMQ & Ruby

Skillscast coming soon.

Francis gave a very interesting talk about his new Rails search engine plugin, which is called acts_as_xapian. Francis also covers some of the sites he's been using xapian on, such as WhatDoTheyKnow.

Act As Xapian

Francis Irving

Francis uses open source software to hack democracy. That is, to provide tools to make it easy for anyone to be an activist. He’s currently working on WhatDoTheyKnow in Ruby on Rails.