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ReplEngine - a repl.it search engine

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BenjaminOBrien

ReplEngine

a repl.it search engine


Hello fellow programmers!
Today, I showcase to you all ReplEngine, a Python-built search engine made on repl.it.

It's pretty straightforward to use, so I won't keep talking.
Feel free to drop suggestions in the comments.

:)

EDIT: Profiles and logging in are now a thing! Check it out and as always feel free to leave suggestions and or criticism.

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ArjunShah10
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hg0428
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hotnewtop
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glitchish

This is great!

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BenjaminOBrien

@Programmer567
thanks! :)

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CoolJames1610

I managed to break it but before that, when I clicked onto the search box - it came up with {filter: CoolJames1610} or something like that. How does it know its me?

If it's a good way of identifying who runs ur program then I'll steal it XD

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HahaYes

@CoolJames1610
Doesn't scratch have something like that? Like cloud multiplayer?

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BenjaminOBrien

@HahaYes
they do however i dont know how you got that filter object :|

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ironblockhd

@CoolJames1610
in the headers x-replit-user-name is being sent with any request

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CoolJames1610
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BenjaminOBrien

@ironblockhd
@CoolJames1610
not with every request, only if you are authenticated somehow

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cool

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awesome10

cool! how do search engines even work?? lol

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BenjaminOBrien

i honestly have no idea lol


@awesome10

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awesome10

wait then how did you make this? im too lazy to look in the code XD

@BenjaminOBrien

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BenjaminOBrien

@awesome10
i made all of it today :)

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awesome10
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BenjaminOBrien

@awesome10

lol mainly it just fetches a google search and analyzes the results

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CSharpIsGud

@awesome10
@BenjaminOBrien
Search engines use web crawlers to find results, basically it starts with a set of websites and makes requests to them, then it adds whatever links to other websites it finds to its list of sites to visit next and maybe take out some common keywords people might use to find it or something for searching.

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BenjaminOBrien

@CSharpIsGud
thanks for explanation :)

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NahlaRuffin

do yoall know wheres the dictionary search query i reall need to know /want to know please i wanna know

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hg0428

Has incorrect titles for results.

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BenjaminOBrien

@hg0428
This version of ReplEngine is no longer supported.

https://repl.it/@BenjaminOBrien/ReplEngine-v2

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hg0428

The new one is now indexed in my search engine

@BenjaminOBrien

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BenjaminOBrien

@hg0428
Thank you! :)

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BenjaminOBrien

@hg0428
also im not quite sure if your search engine is working right now

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hg0428

Sorry, I have been working on the web crawler. Its up now.


@BenjaminOBrien

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hg0428

I have noticed a lot of similarities between our code. I have some tips for you, use /q=[search query] for searches because it is the default for most search engines and some features will not work without it. Make more obvious spaces between results. Show information and definitions for [email protected]

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BenjaminOBrien

@hg0428
I'm planning on placing borders around the results along with specifying the origin URL. I might work on page titles and meta later.

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Crcoli7307

Something tells me that this post is severely underrated. Does anyone else agree. This took a lot of work to make and only has 9 upvotes.

And BTW this is my new search engine.

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BenjaminOBrien

@Crcoli7307

it did take a lot to make but i dont mind
im just gonna keep working

thanks a lot though :)

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
would you mind putting like a go to forum post button that links to here? https://repl.it/talk/share/ZealousOS-v120-Reimagined/39967

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BenjaminOBrien

@Crcoli7307
sure thing
may i apply for the developer position?

https://liteos-alpha-v01.benjaminobrien.repl.run/

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
Dang. You made this?

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BenjaminOBrien

@Crcoli7307
indeed i did lol

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
How long did it take you?

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BenjaminOBrien

@Crcoli7307
i started it today :|
inspired by yours but with a more bash looking terminal

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
You sure you didn’t plagiarize?

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BenjaminOBrien

@Crcoli7307
lol im 100% sure bc i made it all today
so if anything seems copied then let me know :|

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
This is impressive. I ran a plagiarism check (to make sure you didn’t cheat. I had a guy that stole someone's software just to get into ZealousOS, he failed.) So the code passed it. Did you want to make this ZealousOS v3.0.0?

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BenjaminOBrien

@Crcoli7307
if you want to then you can :)

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
Ok. So send in your application. I’m about to go to bed so you have until around 10 AM (EST US & Canada) to make any updates that you would like. Once I approve you. You will be considered a ZealousOS Developer. Ok? (P.S. Make sure that you can be active on updates for the Software. And you will be considered part of the ZealousOS team once your application is approved.)

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BenjaminOBrien

@Crcoli7307
i already have submitted my application a few hours ago

im legit like 100% active every day so i would say no problems there ;)

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
Ok. I’m on my phone so I’ll check the application on my computer tomorrow.

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
Did you want to make any updates to the software before it is released? Dang maintenance.

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
Did you plan on deleting “LiteOS” once it’s changed to ZealousOS v3.0.0?

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
Are you there?

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
Good Morning...

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
I' getting ready to download the .zip to upload. Is everything set up?

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BenjaminOBrien

@Crcoli7307
yup im here just woke up sorry
by the way im in CST

and everything is ready to go :)

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
:) :) :) Ok. Its up and running!

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BenjaminOBrien

@Crcoli7307
lol the size of this comment chain

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Crcoli7307
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BenjaminOBrien

lol someone searched for depression

image

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
XD. I searched google lol.

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BenjaminOBrien

@Crcoli7307
lol when i saw google pop up i checked my upvote count

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
Is it down?

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BenjaminOBrien

@Crcoli7307
uh my stupid error handler broke
should be back up in a minute

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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
Oh lol. Would you do advertising for Repls?

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BenjaminOBrien

@Crcoli7307
i mean its a good idea lol
i might.....

btw its back up :)

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Crcoli7307
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Crcoli7307

@BenjaminOBrien
Look what I searched ;)

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BenjaminOBrien

@Crcoli7307
oof i got rid of my print statement
research it now :)

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BenjaminOBrien