Rails Full Text Search with PostGres, Across Tables
Example and Screencast
This example app shows how to implement full text search on your Ruby on Rails / Postgres app , even with relational data across multiple tables.
Many thanks to thoughtbot for excellent blog entries about this.
Quick setup if you want to step through the example
To get up and running with the test database, run the following commands in order:
If you're looking for a Postgres server for local development and have a Mac, check out Postgres.app.
Run rails s and go to http://0.0.0.0:3000/books/ - or replace the domain and port as appropriate for your dev environment.