Oslo 12/11/08, at the EPiServer Techforum NetworkedPlanet were awarded the Module of the Year prize on EPiCode for EasySearch.

EasySearch is a powerful, simple to configure, search engine for the EPiServer content management system. It supports full text indexing of pages and files based on EPiserver events. Further, it provides facilities to developers to refine the indexes that are created to provide the best possible search experience for the customer.

The EasySearch module comes complete with a generic search and indexing API for developers, completely customizable indexing, an administrator plug-in for managing the index and several ASP.NET 2.0 web parts for building search pages and search driven web sites in seconds.

EasySearch is also gaining enterprise search level features with support for load balanced and federated searching.

NetworkedPlanet technical lead on EasySearch, Andy Brodie, had this to say about EasySearch:

“There was a clear need in the EPiServer community for a robust, easily configurable and developer friendly search engine. With EasySearch we’ve done all the under the hood event processing and exposed a set of interfaces and hooks that really empower developers to quickly build great search solutions.”

Graham Moore Director of NetworkedPlanet added “Having the EPiCode platform was an ideal way for us to take EasySearch to market. We have had great support from BVNetwork and the EPiServer developer community in building this module.”

Steve Celius of BVNetwork said on the day “NetworkedPlanet follows best practices when developing the search module for EPiServer CMS, giving full insight into each step of the development by committing often and providing good comments. They respond to tickets in a timely manner and make new releases available often. The source is of high quality and contains some of the most advanced event handling and page life cycle tracking available on the EPiServer platform.”

For more information, please download a technical overview of EasySearch.