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Friday 6 June 2008

Search engines: some interesting stuff this week!

First, there was the wikia search results that became editable. I tested it when announced and it was terribly slow. I tried it again and speed is much better now. But I'm still not a fan....

But now, there's Yahoo's Search gallery, which let you add modules to enhance the results returned. There are quite some modules available enhancing results from Flickr, Firefox addons, LinkedIn profiles, Ruby RDoc, LastFM, etc
Speed seems absolutely OK, and you can even develop your own enhancements.

Let's hope they'll manage to stay independent, as Yahoo is bringing some interesting stuff. And don't forget about YUI, Zimbra, Pipes, Hadoop, ...

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