Home Accessibility Courses Twitter The Mouth Facebook Resources Site Map About Us Contact
Python and Tcl - public course schedule [here]
Private courses on your site - see [here]
Please ask about maintenance training for Perl, PHP, Lua, etc

Well House Consultants
You are on the site of Well House Consultants who provide Open Source Training Courses and business hotel accommodation. You are welcome to browse and use our resources subject to our copyright statement and to add in links from your pages to ours.
Other subject areas - resources
Java Resources
Well House Manor Resources
Perl Resources
Python Resources
PHP Resources
Object Orientation and General topics
MySQL Resources
Linux / LAMP / Tomcat Resources
Well House Consultants Resources
Extras Resources
C and C++ Resources
Ruby Resources
Tcl/Tk Resources
Web and Intranet Resources
Perl module P409
Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module P409. This topic is presented on public course Using Perl on the Web

As your web site grows from half a dozen pages to a hundred or a thousand, how are you going to help your customers find their way around? A good web site design with clear navigation is always vital but you'll also be well advised to provide some sort of search capability to help your users find the needle they want in what will inevitably become a bit of a haystack. We study algorithms for searching small and medium sized sites (or parts of sites) and provide pointers for you to indexing systems for large data sets.

Articles and tips on this subjectupdated
2233Transforming data in Perl using lists of lists and hashes of hashes
In Perl, you don't have conventional two dimensional arrays - you have lists which are single dimensional only. However, you can have a list that contains a reference to another list, in effect a list of lists. Very powerful stuff as it leads to a very flexible way of handling data structures - we ...
1183Improving searches - from OR to AND?
There's a search box on the top of all our regular pages - put a word in there, submit the form, and you'll be offered a selection of appropriate pages ... and if there's nothing relevant, you'll be offered nearby spellings. Try a search for Ireland and a search for Irelond. Search for multiple words, ...
Examples from our training material
ar5.cgi   Rekeying data - CGI example with form based control
bigger_search.pl   Setting up search indexes
indexer.pl   Simple search through a few web pages
my_search.pl   recursive search through HTML files
robotic_search.pl   Setting of a background indexer from a CGI script
searchform.html   Search form
yetwider.pl   Wider area search using a pregenerated central keyword resource
Background information
Some modules are available for download as a sample of our material or under an Open Training Notes License for free download from [here].
Topics covered in this module
The science of searching.
Local search using ISINDEX.
Other ways of searching a small local area.
How do you decide what's a match?
How do you rank the matches?
Searching a larger site - building an index.
Wider searches - commercial products.
Finding sites and information by crawling.
Leaving enquiries running.
Robotic searches.
Complete learning
If you are looking for a complete course and not just a information on a single subject, visit our Listing and schedule page.

Well House Consultants specialise in training courses in Ruby, Lua, Python, Perl, PHP, and MySQL. We run Private Courses throughout the UK (and beyond for longer courses), and Public Courses at our training centre in Melksham, Wiltshire, England. It's surprisingly cost effective to come on our public courses - even if you live in a different country or continent to us.

We have a technical library of over 700 books on the subjects on which we teach. These books are available for reference at our training centre.

You can Add a comment or ranking to this page

© WELL HOUSE CONSULTANTS LTD., 2019: Well House Manor • 48 Spa Road • Melksham, Wiltshire • United Kingdom • SN12 7NY
PH: 01225 708225 • FAX: 01225 793803 • EMAIL: info@wellho.net • WEB: http://www.wellho.net • SKYPE: wellho

PAGE: http://www.wellho.net/resources/P409.html • PAGE BUILT: Mon Feb 8 18:55:24 2016 • BUILD SYSTEM: WomanWithCat