O'Reilly logo

Tika in Action by Jukka Zitting, Chris Mattmann

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 6. Understanding metadata

 

 

Conquering your fears of extracting text from files in a few lines of Java code has hopefully put Tika on your personal must-have list. The ease and simplicity with which Tika can turn an afternoon’s parsing work into a smorgasbord of content handler plugins and event-based text processing is likely fresh on your mind. If not, head back to chapter 5 and relive the memories.

Looking ahead, sometimes before you’ve even obtained the textual content within the files you’re interested in, you may be able to weed out which files you’re not interested in, based on a few simple criteria, and save yourself a bunch ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required