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Distributed Computing with Go by V.N. Nikhil Anurag

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What is Goophr?

We will build an application to index and search documents. This is a feature that we use every time we access the internet using one of the search portals such as Google, Bing, or DuckDuckGo. This is also a feature which some sites provide with the help of a search engine.

We will build a search engine application in the next few chapters by drawing inspiration from existing technologies such as Google, the Solr search engine, and goroutines. The name of our application is a play on these three technologies.

Imagine searching for a phrase on any search portal; on submitting our query we get a list of links with snippets of text containing terms from our search phrase. Many times the first few links tend to be the relevant ...

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