It is never easy to start a blog, we never know what to say on the first blog post ­čś▒ so I will keep it simple here.

We are Meili, a team of three developers. In our previous job we worked on building a search engine aiming for the best end-user experience.

The most common alternatives were Algolia or ElasticSearch. Where the first one is only available as a service, you hand over your data and could be expensive. The second one is overkill for a simple end-user search,  complicated to setup and configure.

So here came our idea to develop an open source alternative to Algolia, easy to setup, lightweight and fast.

So...

...Welcome on our blog! ­čÄë

I expect we will use it as often as possible to talk about what we build, company news and various thoughts.


(I just hope I won't be the only reader of this blog ­čĄş)