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From "George Aroush" <>
Subject RE: Graduation
Date Tue, 18 Aug 2009 12:23:45 GMT
In addition to Ben's comment, you can buy "Lucene in Action" to get you
started.  The book is Java based, but as Ben pointed out, not only are the
API's 1-to-1 ported, the entire logic is too.  Also, the test code is a good
place to start if you are looking for examples of how to use a specific

-- George

-----Original Message-----
From: Ben Martz [] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 3:27 AM
Subject: Re: Graduation

Definitely not the right thread for this - I'd recommend starting a new
thread next time please. That being said, If you're comfortable with C#,
you'll notice that one of the great things about the Lucene.Net project is
that it's a API-level port so pretty much all of the java examples will run
as-is with minor modifications to the syntax and of course the proper casing
of method names. I know it may seem a little overwhelming at first but give
it a try and you might be pleasantly surprised at how easy it is to get up
and running.

-- Ben

On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 10:23 PM, Ed Jones <> wrote:

> I know this isn't the best place to post this question but I don't know
> where is.
> In the past the main reason I've not used in projects is that I
> can find very few examples or tutorials on how to use it, write a crawler
> use the various components. This lack of information is the main block. I
> know there are java books and web sites but converting to c# and then to
> for example is difficult without any real guidence.
> It seems to me that such material is hampering adoption but very easy to
> address... or have I missed some key resource?
> Ed

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