Indexing PDF documents using sunspot / solr seemed like a difficult task initially. There are a number of tutorials dealing with this topic but they seemed overly complicated. In the end, I decided the simplest way to go about providing search functionality for indexed PDF documents was to 1) parse the documents locally 2) input the raw PDF text into an ActiveRecord Object. 3) index the associated raw text field [...]
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If you’re running into the following error when attempting to install “Package Control’ for Sublime Text: urllib.error.URLError: Then you’ll need to install manually. The instructions suggest that you “Browse Packages”, then navigate to the “installed packages” directory. However, if you’re like me, the “Installed Packages” directory is not up the directory tree, it is down. Simply download the Package Control zip manually and put it in the ~/.config/sublime-text-3/Installed Packages directory [...]
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