:boat: Domain-Specific Search Engine

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Ever wanted to find something specific about the University of British Columbia - such as your course site - only to find yourself wading through a hundred irrelevant Google results? Sleuth is a service that allows anyone to search up UBC-relevant content gathered by our own web crawlers and indexed by our own database built on Solr.

Built by a tiny team of 2, the Sleuth project features two major components - the Sleuth backend and server, and the Sleuth frontend website, both of which can be easily deployed through Docker using a simple docker-compose up command. The backend features:

The React-based Sleuth frontend features:

More details can be found in the two Sleuth repositories!

Sleuth's crawler pipeline, as described in this post


Robert Lin

Robert Lin

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