Chronicles of an IFilter development – inception to deployment.

I often asked myself the question – How do independent vendors develop IFilters for MS Search Products and what are the challanges they face? It occurred to me that if I could somehow document the development lifecycle of an IFilter developed by someone other than Microsoft, it’d probably provide answers to a lot of baffling…

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Extending SQL Server 2005 full text search with custom IFilters and IWordBreakers.

Shajan, one of our development leads, wrote this wonderful article about integrating custom IFilters and IWordBreakers to extend SQL Server Full-Text search. The article describes authoring and installing Filters and Wordbreakers for SQL Server 2005. If you’re having trouble deploying your IFilters or IWordBreakers on SQL Server 2005, this article is a must read ! http://blogs.msdn.com/shajan/archive/2005/12/09/Extending-SQL-2005-Fulltext-Search.aspx…

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