2 12,776 7.0 TypeScript
Organize world’s knowledge, explore connections and curate learning paths
Latest mention: Informatik, Programmieren und sowas | reddit.com/r/einfach_posten | 2021-02-08
4 10,630 6.4 Rust
🦔 Fast, lightweight & schema-less search backend. An alternative to Elasticsearch that runs on a few MBs of RAM.
Latest mention: Indexing files: How would you do it? | reddit.com/r/rust | 2021-01-18
Or you could use Sonic: https://github.com/valeriansaliou/sonic
3 8,331 3.3 Python
A free & open modern, fast email client with user-friendly encryption and privacy features
Latest mention: We need better open source e-mail clients! | reddit.com/r/privacytoolsIO | 2021-02-02
Mailpile.is comes to mind. Their Twitter account is inactive since 2018, but they did fix some things on Github in November of 2020: https://github.com/mailpile/Mailpile/
0 5,625 2.5 Go
Go Open Source, Distributed, Simple and efficient Search Engine
19 4,908 9.1 C++
Fast, typo tolerant, fuzzy search engine for building delightful search experiences
Latest mention: Here’s the source code for my movie indexer | reddit.com/r/opendirectories | 2021-02-16
The code that I just put on Github looks through an OD for movies, gets detailed information from those movies (like director, genre, rating, …) and stores it in an index. It gets the movie data from http://www.omdbapi.com/ and stores it in a https://typesense.org/ cloud instance.
5 4,498 8.6 Rust
Tantivy is a full-text search engine library inspired by Apache Lucene and written in Rust
Latest mention: Why you need ARCHITECTURE.md? | reddit.com/r/softwarearchitecture | 2021-02-07
I created one for tantivy after reading your blog post. https://github.com/tantivy-search/tantivy/blob/main/ARCHITECTURE.md
0 4,063 9.8 Java
Apache Lucene and Solr open-source search software
0 2,493 0.5 Elixir
Web application that indexes all popular torrent sites, and saves it to the local database.
1 2,429 4.5 Go
Autonomous (self-hosted) BitTorrent DHT search engine suite.
Latest mention: Show HN: Peer-to-Peer data transfer tool based on libp2p | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-02-13
Having a distributed search engine is far from easy (there’s the main issue of trust in the index). It’s possible to do it the other way around, thanks to DHT scraping being allowed: everyone can scrape the peers and build an index at home, with tools like magnetico (https://github.com/boramalper/magnetico) for example
:mag: Ambar: Document Search Engine
A web application built with AngularJS to track your favorite tv-shows with semi-automagic torrent integration
Latest mention: Is Duckie dead now? | reddit.com/r/duckietv | 2021-02-15
1 528 9.0 C#
Hardware-accelerated vector-based search engine. Available as a HTTP service or as an embedded library.
Latest mention: Show HN: Hardware-accelerated vector-based search engine for image and text | news.ycombinator.com | 2020-12-28
NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-02-16.
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