Building Applications

Ultimately, Fusion Server is the back end for your search applications.

If you develop your own search application from scratch, it must make calls to Fusion’s REST API in order to retrieve search results or perform other actions, such as uploading blobs, modifying user roles, or sending messages.

Certain features require configuration on the Fusion back end before you can surface them in your application. The Search Development Guide explains these in detail:

If you are using Fusion AI, then your application can also send signals to Fusion and retrieve recommendations to personalize each user’s search experience.