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MongoDB World Hackathon 2019 - Winners

We have been blown away by the creativity of all the projects submitted for the MongoDB World Hackathon. In total 75 teams submitted projects on a wide range of topics: healthcare, games, machine learning, IoT, and more. You all did a fantastic job!

But we do have to choose the winners. There are over $42,000 worth of prizes to be won. The top 3 teams will be flown out to MongoDB World in New York City. They will present their projects on stage and the first place winner will be chosen by an audience vote - winning $10,000! Without further ado, here are the winners:

Solving The Aggregation Rock Star Challenge

The first of Eliot's MongoDB World Weekly Challenges was an out of this world challenge to analyse the records of meteorite impacts. Even if you didn't do the challenge (there's one every Wednesday up to MongoDB World), you can still be a winner because we're going to show you how to get the solution.

MongoDB Go Driver Tutorial Part 1: Connecting, Using BSON, and CRUD Operations

Tim Fogarty

Developer, Go

The official MongoDB Go Driver recently moved to GA with the release of version 1.0.0. It's now regarded as feature complete and ready for production use. This tutorial will help you get started with the MongoDB Go Driver. You will create a simple program and learn how to: Install the MongoDB Go Driver, Connect to MongoDB using the Go Driver, Use BSON objects in Go, and Send CRUD operations to MongoDB.

Build something fun in the MongoDB World Hackathon

Launch your editors! Fire up your soldering irons! Go and git init your repos! MongoDB is hosting a 10-week long competition for the world's hackers, designers, and makers. The top 3 teams will win a trip to New York City where they will present their projects on stage at our annual conference, MongoDB World 2019. There's a bunch of prizes to be won, including $10,000 for first place! So get ready to team up, learn about new technology, and bring your ideas to life in the MongoDB World Hackathon from February 20 to April 30.

MongoDB Go Driver Tutorial

Tim Fogarty

Releases, Developer, Go

With the official MongoDB Go Driver recently moving to beta, it's now regarded as feature complete and ready for a wider audience to start using. This tutorial will help you get started with the MongoDB Go Driver. You will create a simple program and learn how to:

  • Install the MongoDB Go Driver
  • Connect to MongoDB using the Go Driver
  • Use BSON objects in Go
  • Send CRUD operations to MongoDB