TonyDev - Blog

PHP, JS, WEB, Software, Development

Integrating Elasticsearch With Your Laravel App

| Comments

Searching is an important part of many applications, and it is most of the time treated as a simple task. “Just query using LIKE and you’re good to go”. Well, while the LIKE clause can be handy sometimes we have to do it in a better way. After researching for a while I found a few good resources on the subject. The most attractive one is Elasticsearch. Yes, you can go far with full-text search and other searching techniques, however Elasticsearch is very handy and comes with a variety of useful functionalities. I’m going to cover the basics here and link more resources at the bottom, so you can dig further.