This screencast shows how to make your Rails + Postgres app searchable, even with relational data across multiple tables.
This is based on the method outlined by thoughtbot.
There is also a GitHub repository, with the app we build in the screencast.
By the way, I have no idea the plural of a database field index is “indexes” or “indices,” as you can tell in the screencast!
- Implementing Multi-Table Full Text Search with Postgres in Rails from thoughtbot
- How to Create Postgres Indexes Concurrently in ActiveRecord Migrations from thoughtbot
- Textacular gem
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