SearchBlox Software has released Version 3.1 of its J2EE Content Search Software. SearchBlox delivers out-of-the-box search functionality for quick and easy integration with websites, applications, intranets and portals. SearchBlox uses the Lucene Search API and incorporates integrated HTTP/HTTPS, File System and Feed crawlers, support for various document formats including HTML, Word, PDF, PowerPoint and Excel, support for indexing and searching content in 30 languages and customizable search results, all controlled from a browser-based Admin Console.

Main features in Version 3.1:
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- REST API (Free and Enterprise Editions Only). A REST API for indexing and deleting content. The built-in browser-based SearchBlox Development Environment provides developers an easy to use interface to develop and test using the REST API.
- Spelling Suggestions based on the indexed content in the collection
- Support for selective indexing of content within HTML documents using <noindex> </noindex> or <!--stopindex--> <!--startindex--> tags
- Support for JDK 1.5.

SearchBlox is available as a Web Archive (WAR) and has been tested with all major Java Application Servers. It is also available as standalone application for Windows and Mac OS X.

The SearchBlox FREE Edition is available free of charge and can index up to 1000 documents.

The software can be downloaded from http://www.searchblox.com