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Hibernate Search documentation

Hibernate Search documentation

Reference documentation

5.0.0.Alpha3  
2014-04-04 development
Lucene 4.7.1, ClassLoader fixes, Tests polished
4.5.1.Final  
2014-04-10 stable
Performance, WildFly 8 compatibility, JPA 2.1 / Hibernate ORM 4.3 compatibility
4.4.3.Final  
2014-04-10 stable
Dynamic index sharding, new Metadata API, Hibernate ORM 4.2.x compatible

Documentation for older versions can be found on the reference documentation site.

Guides

Getting started guide

For a gentle introduction to the concepts of Hibernate Search without being sidetracked by other technologies.

TicketMonster tutorial

Describes how to add a full-text search engine step by step from an existing Java EE application.

Books and Articles

Hibernate Search in Action

A bit outdated book on Hibernate Search but a very good reference on the product and search engines in general. It has been written by a member of the Hibernate Search team.

Other documentation

Make sure to check the FAQ. Last but not least, you can find some additional documentation in our wiki.

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