Adobe CS5 Uses Google Site Search

As you know, Adobe shipped CS5 late last week. Google is pointing out that CS5 utilizes Google Site Search to power its new Community Help application.

The application is described as an AIR-based companion that’s automatically installed as part of any new CS5 product. It’s launched from the help menu of each.

“The Adobe development team used the XML API to integrate search results and also create unique innovations such as COde Search,” explains Google Search Group Product Manager Rajat Mukherjee. ”

Formerly known as Blueprint (demonstrated at Google I/O last year) this new search option allows Adobe Flash and Flex developers to search for relevant code samples so that they can write better code, faster.”

You don’t have to run Community Help from a CS5 product. It’s also available as a standalone application. It can be downloaded from adobe.com

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By Chris Crum

Chris Crum is a staff writer and content coordinator for iEntry.

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