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Getting Started with Algolia InstantSearch.js

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Raphael Terrier
26m closed-captioning
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Published 4 years ago
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Updated a year ago

Today’s users expect great things from their search experiences — speed, relevance, and usability, to name a few. Algolia provides developers with out-of-the-box and customizable search experiences that are a joy to build.

This introductory course on the Algolia search solution focuses on the user-facing part of search. Using the Algolia InstantSearch.js front-end library, we’ll see how to build an engaging search experience in no time. (28 minutes, to be exact.)

Prerequisites: You don’t need previous experience with search to follow this course — we’ll use an example index with an e-commerce data set preconfigured. We will work mainly in JavaScript, so basic JS knowledge is expected.

If you want to play with your own index settings and data set, you can create a free Algolia account here, but this is not required to follow along with this first course.

Learner Reviews

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    What would make this course a 7 for you?

    Showing how do index the data, adding data

    Marius Kildedal
    3 years ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    Great course about a great library.

    Mi9 Retail
    3 years ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    Absolutely understandable, awesome stuff.

    pappsziApp
    3 years ago
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    What was your strongest take away from this course?

    I really loved the in depth looks into the widgets and how to implement them. I would have really liked learning about where the data source was from and how to configure the api side of the app. Great Job!

    Derek Gilbert
    3 years ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    Super nice course, concise and to the point, still highlighting many of the possible features without needing to redo everything if we change things. Thanks!

    Haroen Viaene
    3 years ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    Step by step is much appreciated even in live-coding environment!

    Jean Kaplansky
    3 years ago

Course Content

26m • 13 lessons

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