Date and time in FAST Search Server queries and results

Handling date and time can be tricky on a query interface. If you create an end-user search interface, you may want to adapt to the user’s timezone. You may decide to determine the user’s timezone based on the locale, which makes sense in certain cases, but not always. You could use IP address, etc., but…

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Content API for FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint

FAST Search for SharePoint provides multiple options for crawling and retrieving content for indexing: When you use the FAST Content SSA, the feeding/crawling will work in the same way as for SharePoint Server search. This is the recommended approach in most cases. FAST Search for SharePoint also supports additional indexing connectors, to solve more advanced…

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Customize your search result sorting

One of the nice features if you create your own query client with FAST Search for SharePoint is all the options to customize search result sorting. The most flexible option is the ‘sort by formula’ feature. As you may guess, this feature enables you to define your own formula defining how to sort your query results. Why would you…