Building a live search experience using Elastic App Search

A presentation at AWS Community Day 2019 in in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India by Aravind Putrevu

Building a web application to solve a business problem is easy in today’s world. But, how about creating an experience that lets your user spend more time on the service.

To do that essentially, we need to equip the application with quintessential features like search.

Most of the websites like eCommerce, Food Delivery, Social media rely on search. Search is omnipresent and one can’t ignore the users searching for something on your website.

In this talk, we will primarily, bring up a search engine and build a react based web app within minutes. All, live from the stage


The following resources were mentioned during the presentation or are useful additional information.


The following code examples from the presentation can be tried out live.

  • Vue JS implementation of App Search

    Project setup

    yarn install Compiles and hot-reloads for development yarn run serve Compiles and minifies for production yarn run build Run your tests yarn run test Lints and fixes files yarn run lint

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