With OpenShift as the new wave in technology our Java-application using Elasticsearch also needs to be deployable on OpenShift. There is a nice cartridge available, provided by rbrower3. Diving deep we will find a way to connect to it.
The Elastic Search REST API for searching can be quite overwhelming. There are lots of different queries you can do with multiple options and some of them even can be nested. The JSON format can be quite clumsy with all the brackets and colons. For this reason I prefer the Java API which provides a lot more type information. However, … Lees verder Using Xtext to create an editor for Elastic Search JSON Search API