Last Reviewed: August 5, 2013
Applies to: dtSearch Engine 7
The dtSearch Engine includes a native .NET interface implemented in dtSearchNetApi4.dll (.NET 4.0 and later) and dtSearchNetApi2.dll (.NET 2.0 and later).
The dtSearch.Engine namespace includes the indexing, searching, and hit-highlighting API. The dtSearch.Spider namespace includes classes for indexing web sites. The .NET API is available in 64-bit and 32-bit versions.
For API documentation, see:
dtSearch Text Retrieval Engine .NET API Reference (.NET 2.0 - .NET 4.x)
After installing the dtSearch Engine, sample .NET applications can be found in these folders:
C:\Program Files\dtSearch Developer\examples\asp.net2
C:\Program Files\dtSearch Developer\examples\cs2
C:\Program Files\dtSearch Developer\examples\vb.net2
C:\Program Files\dtSearch Developer\examples\cs4
C:\Program Files\dtSearch Developer\examples\vb.net4
The dtSearchNetApi4.dll that is included with the dtSearch Engine is compiled without a strong name. If you need a version built with a strong name, you can use the source code to dtSearchNetApi4.dll, which is installed here:
C:\Program Files\dtSearch Developer\examples\cpp\dtSearchNetApi4
Using the source code and Visual Studio, you can recompile it with a strong name.
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