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Celebrating the 45th annual Black History Month
Photo from Jason Velez
February means it’s Black History Month! We want to celebrate the Black community for its many contributions to society. So every week, we’ll feature a Black pioneer in science and tech!
Mark E. Dean - Inventor and Computer Scientist
Mark E. Dean is the first African-American to become an IBM Fellow, the highest level of technical excellence at the company. Aside from holding 20 patents, he is credited with leading the team that developed the original PC bus! (via Wikipedia).
Call for speakers for MongoDB.live 2021 closes in three days!
Become a MongoDB.live 21 Speaker
MongoDB.live is where the world’s fastest-growing data community comes to connect, explore, and learn. We’re looking for speakers who can inspire attendees by introducing them to new technologies, ideas, and solutions.
Whether you want to do a 30 minute conference session, a 60-90 minutes deep dive tutorial, or a 10 minutes lightning talk - give us your talk ideas. If you have a great idea but don’t feel ready for the stage / stream: don’t worry. We offer speaker storyline workshops, speaker coaching sessions, and more.
Call for speakers closes February 11th.
Freshest Tutorials on DevHub
Want to find the latest MongoDB tutorials and articles created for developers, by developers? Look no further than our DevHub!
7 Things I Learned While Modeling Data for YouTube Stats
Lauren Schaefer worked with Mark Smith and Maxime Beugnet embarked on a project to automatically retrieve daily stats about videos on the MongoDB YouTube channel. In this post, Lauren shares seven things she learned while modeling the data for this app.
Capturing Hacker News Mentions with Node.js and MongoDB
Nic Raboy details how to parse through Hacker News data as it’s created, filter for relevant topics, and store the data in MongoDB Atlas.
Good to Know
MongoDB Aggregation Pipeline Queries vs SQL Queries
Joe Karlsson will walk you through translating the MongoDB Aggregation Pipeline from SQL.
Is it Safe to Go Outside? Data Investigation With MongoDB
Mark Smith will discuss using a Jupyter Notebook to explore the Scottish NHS API’s data format, load it into MongoDB, and then do some analysis in MongoDB Charts.
Building a Mobile Chat App Using Realm – Integrating Realm into Your App
Andrew Morgan shows you how to how to integrate the Realm-Cocoa SDK into your iOS (SwiftUI) app. It’s a follow-up to Building a Mobile Chat App Using Realm – Data Architecture!
Create a Data Enabled API in MongoDB Realm in 10 Minutes or Less
Mike Lynn explains how to quickly create an API that exposes data from a sample database in MongoDB Atlas and a Realm App with an HTTP listener, step-by-step.
Official MongoDB Events
Attend an official MongoDB event near you (virtual for now)! Chat with MongoDB experts, learn something new, meet other developers, and win some swag!
Feb 16 (3:00pm GMT+4 | UAE) - MongoDB Atlas Full Text Search Overview
Feb 17 (11:00am GMT-6 | Global) - Realm Sync in use - building and architecting a Mobile Chat App
Feb 24 (10:00am GMT-6 | Global) - Xamarin Guidance with Realm .NET
Feb 24 (5:00pm GMT+1 | DACH) - Schema-Design-Pattern für mehr Performance
Feb 25 (11:00am GMT-6 | Global) - For the Love of Databases: Interview with Asya Kamsky & Dani Monteiro
MongoDB 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!
Integrating MongoDB Into Your NextJS App
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Last Word on the MongoDB Podcast
Catch up on past episodes:
Ep. 41 - Liberty Mutual and MongoDB
MongoDB Community Love
We love seeing how you’re using MongoDB or simply sharing the good vibes of the community. If you want to be featured in an upcoming $weeklyUpdate, just tweet at us!
Some love for our community forums (AKA the best place to find help or chat about everything MongoDB) from Andrew:
Thanks Andrew! We the MongoDB Community too!
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!
Mar 23: Codemotion Online Conference - Italian Edition
Lauren Schaefer will be at Codemotion Online Conference - Italian Edition giving her talk “Stop! Don’t Make These Mistakes in Your Document Database”!
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