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CANCELED Using ZCatalog: Zope's Search Engine
Casey Duncan, Senior Web Developer, Zope Corporation

Track: Python
Date: Monday, July 26
Time: 1:45pm - 5:15pm
Location: Meadowlark


ZCatalog is the primary search engine for Zope. Properly utilizing it can work wonders for Zope applications. Learn the ins and outs of ZCatalog and how to make it work for you:

  • Learn about all the various indexes such as: FieldIndex, KeywordIndex, PathIndex, DateIndex, TopicIndex, ZCTextIndex and beyond.

  • Learn how to properly populate the catalog indexes and metadata with some important dos and don'ts.

  • Learn how to update the catalog automatically when content is changed.

  • Learn how to query the catalog from web forms and Python scripts.

  • Learn how to present query results in a web application.

  • Learn how to make the catalog scale for large scale Zope applications.

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