NCDevCon Speaker Spotlight: Anant Pradhan


Anant PradhanAnant started developing web based applications in 2006 with a focus on ColdFusion, PHP, JavaScript, HTML and CSS. He enjoys enterprise ColdFusion development and has expertise in writing model and service layers. He is a big fan of Object Oriented Programming methodologies and design patterns, especially Model-View-Controller. Anant is an active member of the Triangle Area ColdFusion User Group (TACFUG). He works at the Office of Research Information Systems at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill developing and maintaining CF applications to manage and administer research. He is also pursuing his Masters in Computer Science from UNC Chapel Hill and has a keen interest in data mining and robotics. Website/blog: Twitter: @blitheutopian

Make your site search-able with CF9 and Solr

Apache Solr is a popular, open source enterprise search platform that is highly scalable. ColdFusion 9 does a superb job of integrating this powerful platform with ColdFusion and makes it very easy for developers to leverage it for their CF applications. This session will start off with an introduction to Apache Solr and its capabilities. You’ll then get a look at how ColdFusion integrates with Solr and how to use it to add search functionality to your ColdFusion powered applications.