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Full-text search with JSONAPI Resources

PostgreSQL has a decent full-text search facility built into it that is more than adequate for many use cases. This article shows how to use it along with JSONAPI Resources in a Rails app. I urge you to read the PostgreSQL documentation, especially chapters 12.1, 12.2, and 12.3, before continuing with this article so you have good understanding of the fundamentals of full-text search. Let’s say we want to search the users table on first_name, last_name, or both.…

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