The 2.0 Release of Carrot2
brings a lot of
additions and improvements to the core framework, components and
applications. Major improvements include:
search clustering web application (see on the right) featuring a
more usable user interface, much faster back-end and better support for
adding new data sources.
Brand-new web application
Major refactoring and simplification of the core API, removal of
Attractive cluster visualization added to the standalone GUI clustering
tool based on the Aduna ClusterMap Library (see on the right).
A major speed improvement of the build scripts.
A new look for the project website.
New visualization (WebStart)
Adding an input component (carrot2-input-msnapi) for fetching search
results from the MSN Search Engine.
Smaller improvements include:
Autoloading of component descriptors. Now the majority of component
definitions can sit in their home projects and don't need
to be declared in the applications that use them.
Added support for incremental document pushing to the carrot2-input-lucene component.
Added support for incremental document pushing to the carrot2-opensearch-lucene component.
Added a simple GUI for configuring a Lucene index as a data source for
the standalone GUI clustering tool.