Entries Tagged as 'Code'

Some Java to Search Etsy for Matching Products

January 15th, 2014 · No Comments

To put together a demonstration of Surf Canyon’s search technology with Etsy’s products, we needed some Java code that would search Etsy and return a list of matching products.  We assumed that this could probably be done in about 100 lines of Java code. We also figured someone must have done this before, but after […]

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Panel Participation at Add-on-Con

January 25th, 2010 · No Comments

Once again, Mike Wertheim, our Chief Architect, participated in a panel discussion at the 2009 Add-on-Con on December 11th at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. Like last year’s topic, this one was related to cross-browser development. For everyone who missed it, you can watch the video either below or on the Add-on-Con blog. […]

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Fast & Easy Wordnet Java

July 21st, 2008 · 6 Comments

One of the techniques that Surf Canyon uses to determine if a search result is relevant to your query is to examine synonyms. Princeton University provides Wordnet, a structured lexicon that acts as a dictionary and thesaurus. There are a few open source Java libraries that provide a Java API to Wordnet. We tried using […]

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