Welcome to MongoDB $weeklyUpdate, a weekly digest of MongoDB tutorials, articles, and community spotlights!
Hacktoberfest + MongoDB
Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open source software first created by DigitalOcean in 2013. Check out last week’s $weeklyUpdate to see all the details and find out how you can participate!
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Contributor Shout Outs
THANK YOU to all of our contributors:
WildAid Android App (o-fish-android)
FIX: Store Country Code of the vessel state and display country name & FIX: Save dark mode status in realm and update the me page
thearavind contributed TWO PRs to our O-Fish Android app! Thank you!
FEATURE: Notes page dark mode & FEATURE: Added Dark mode to basic information page
Thank you to sunny52525 for contributing TWO PRs to our O-Fish Android app!
WildAid O-FISH Web App (o-fish-web)
FIX: Adding breadcrumbs to fix issue #208 & FIX: Added blue-color class and internationalized text on breadcrumbs
Thank you to SEGH for contributing TWO PRs to our O-Fish web app!
FIX: Setting default time for the date picker to start of day
Thank you to joquendo for contributing to our O-Fish web app!
FIX: Crew member page showing duplicate vessel names
mdegis is back with another fix to the WildAid repo! Thank you!
WildAid iOS App (o-fish-ios)
ENHANCEMENT: Improve number input into weight input field
coltonlemmon adds a much needed enhancement to the O-Fish iOS app! Thank you!
We are INCREDIBLY happy and thankful for your Hacktoberfest contributions! Looking forward to the rest of October!
ICYMI on the DevHub
Want to find the latest MongoDB tutorials and articles created for developers, by developers? Look no further than our DevHub!
Getting Started with Unity for Creating a 2D Game
Nic Raboy has another tutorial on game development for you! Perfect for beginners, check out how to get started with Unity for creating your own 2D game!
Schema Design Anti-Patterns - Part 2
Check out Lauren Schaefer’s new YouTube video on Schema Design Anti-Patterns! You’ll learn about unnecessary indexes, bloated documents, and case-insensitive queries without case-insensitive indexes.
Last Week on Twitch
We stream tech tutorials, live coding, and talk to members of our community every Friday. Sometimes, we even stream twice a week! Be sure to follow us on Twitch to be notified of every stream!
Mike Lynn, Shane McAllister, and Ian Ward walk through the basics of creating an iOS app with Xcode, Swift, and Realm! They know that iOS apps are relatively easy to create… It’s the data persistence that many app developers overlook! Tune in to the replay as they show how to add Realm to your iOS app for data persistence!
GameDev with MongoDB and Unity
Episode 6 is on Oct 14, 10:30am PT. Join us in the chat and help us build this game!
While you wait for Wednesday, check out our past streams:
Last Word on the MongoDB Podcast
Episode 21: Managing Corporate Purchasing with Vendrix and MongoDB
This week, hosts Nic Raboy & Mike Lynn chat with David Stewart, co-founder of Vendrix, to see how they leverage MongoDB as the safe and secure data layer for their credit card management system!
Every week, we pick interesting articles, questions, and more from all over the internet! Be sure to use the #MongoDB hashtag when posting on dev.to or leave a comment on my weekly Tweets. You might be featured in an upcoming edition!
MongoDB DevRel around the Interwebz
Watch our team do their thang at various conferences, meetups, and podcasts around the world (virtually, for now). Also, find external articles and guest posts from our DevRel team here!
Oct 15: TestCon Europe
Serverless application development is fabulous…but if you don’t have a CI/CD pipeline with a strong foundation of test automation, you’ll likely fail. Don’t let that happen by tuning into Lauren Schaefer’s talk “DevOps + MongoDB Realm Serverless Apps = ”!
Oct 15: NDC Sydney
If you’re like many developers, relational databases are your bread and butter. But then…NoSQL databases came along. What is this? Is this better than a relational database? What do we need another database technology for? Check out Adrienne Tacke’s definitive guide on NoSQL databases and tune in to her talk at NDC Sydney!
Oct 20: EuropeClouds Summit
As Daniel Tiger wisely sings, “It’s OK to make mistakes. Try to fix them, and learn from them too.” Come learn common mistakes developers make as they model their data in document databases in Lauren Schaefer’s talk “Stop! Don’t Make These Mistakes in Your Document Database”.
Aaron Bassett wrote a Python Web Spider to catalogue the HTTP headers of the top 10,000,000 domains (based on Open PageRank data). In this Dev.to article, he makes it public and available for all!