July 17th, 2012 was the last time we were able to successfully update our browser extension on AMO, Mozilla’s extension directory. That was version 3.4.3. Many things have obviously happened since then, including new features, bug fixes and optimizations. We’re therefore now happy to announce that Surf Canyon version 5.4.0, fully compatible with Firefox 35.0 […]
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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 […]
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. […]
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 […]