Acts as solr: Logical Search

There are a couple of ways described in acts_as_solr documentation for the logical search, with AND or OR operations. But I needed to dig a bit into the code as the documentation is not complete and doesn’t suggest all the possible implementations of making the complex Logic Gates for searching.
Here I am consolidating various possibilities […]

Acts_as_solr: Starting solr server on windows

I was using acts_as_searchable for one of my project, which uses Hyperestraier in background. Yesterday I decided to use acts_as_solr which uses solr(based on Lucene Java search library). I did all written in its Manual/Readme, but when I issued

rake solr:start

to start the solr server, it threw a heart breaking “Bad file descriptor” error, […]