PolicyFeed is an opensource news aggregator built for aggregating and extracting information from government websites.
Requirements: java, ant.
To set up a freshly downloaded system run:
$ ant install
This should start all three processes (Website, Crawler and Solr):
You should see a Crawler console. Website and Solr will be forked to background. Their PIDs will be written to
data/solr.pid. Output will be logged to
Now open your browser at http://localhost:8080/.
Note: Solr server will be running alongside on port 8081.
Look inside shell scripts in bin/ directory and try runing the
java -jar ... commands yourself.
Website and Crawler are built on RingoJS platform.
Java libraries used:
PolicyFeed government news aggregator Copyright (C) 2009,2010 Emilis Dambauskas, email@example.com PolicyFeed is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. PolicyFeed is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Affero General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU Affero General Public License along with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
ManoValstybė.lt - we build internet tools for civil society in Lithuania.
- Emilis Dambauskas - idea, website, crawler development.
- Rapolas Binkis - web and user experience design.
- Žygimantas Medelis - search server (Solr integration, Lithuanian Stemmer, etc.).
And all the others who helped us get funding, funded us, provide feedback and support while we are building it.