Lucene.Net Video Tutorial

Here's a quickstart screencast on Search. It's based off my previous quickstart tutorial only this time as a video.

Things you'll Need

Video Tutorial Tutorial Source Code

Below is the source code for the video tutorial.


using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.IO;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using Lucene.Net.Analysis;
using Lucene.Net.Analysis.Standard;
using Lucene.Net.Documents;
using Lucene.Net.Index;
using Lucene.Net.QueryParsers;
using Lucene.Net.Search;
using Lucene.Net.Store;
using Directory = Lucene.Net.Store.Directory;
using Version = Lucene.Net.Util.Version;

namespace LuceneNetVideo.Command
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)

            var fordFiesta = new Document();
            fordFiesta.Add(new Field("Id", "1", Field.Store.YES, Field.Index.NOT_ANALYZED));
            fordFiesta.Add(new Field("Make", "Ford", Field.Store.YES, Field.Index.ANALYZED));
            fordFiesta.Add(new Field("Model", "Fiesta", Field.Store.YES, Field.Index.ANALYZED));

            var vauxhallAstra = new Document();
            vauxhallAstra.Add(new Field("Id", "2", Field.Store.YES, Field.Index.NOT_ANALYZED));
            vauxhallAstra.Add(new Field("Make", "Vauxhall", Field.Store.YES, Field.Index.ANALYZED));
            vauxhallAstra.Add(new Field("Model", "Astra", Field.Store.YES, Field.Index.ANALYZED));

            Directory directory = FSDirectory.Open(new DirectoryInfo(Environment.CurrentDirectory + "\\LuceneIndex"));

            Analyzer analyzer = new StandardAnalyzer(Version.LUCENE_29);

            var writer = new IndexWriter(directory, analyzer, true, IndexWriter.MaxFieldLength.LIMITED);



            IndexReader indexReader = IndexReader.Open(directory, true);
            Searcher indexSearch = new IndexSearcher(indexReader);

            var queryParser = new QueryParser(Version.LUCENE_29, "Make", analyzer);
            var query = queryParser.Parse("Vauxhall");

            Console.WriteLine("Searching for: " +  query);

            TopDocs resultDocs = indexSearch.Search(query, indexReader.MaxDoc());

            Console.WriteLine("Results Found: " + resultDocs.totalHits);

            var hits = resultDocs.scoreDocs;

            foreach (var hit in hits)
                var documentFromSearcher = indexSearch.Doc(hit.doc);
                Console.WriteLine(documentFromSearcher.Get("Make") + " " + documentFromSearcher.Get("Model"));





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