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Hibernate Search by Example by Steve Perkins

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Using the Luke utility

Hibernate ORM gives your application code pretty much everything it needs to interact with the database. However, you probably still use some sort of SQL client to manually work with your database outside the context of your application code.

Likewise, it can be useful to explore a Lucene index manually without having to write code for the task. Luke (http://code.google.com/p/luke) is a very useful utility that fills this role for Lucene. You can use Luke to browse your indexes, test queries, and perform helpful tasks such as removing index locks that did not cleanly release.

The Luke download is a monolithic executable JAR file. Double-clicking the JAR, or otherwise executing it from a console prompt, brings up a graphical ...

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