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The Modern Application Stack – Part 4: Building a Client UI Using Angular 2 (formerly AngularJS) & TypeScript

Andrew Morgan
February 16, 2017
Category: Technical

Introduction

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts examining technologies such as Angular that are driving the development of modern web and mobile applications.

"Modern Application Stack – Part 1: Introducing The MEAN Stack" introduced the technologies making up the MEAN (MongoDB, Express, Angular, Node.js) and MERN (MongoDB, Express, React, Node.js) Stacks, why you might want t...

Generating Globally Unique Identifiers for Use with MongoDB

Alexander Marquardt
February 14, 2017
Category: Technical

By default, MongoDB generates a unique ObjectID identifier that is assigned to the _id field in a new document before writing that document to the database. In many cases the default unique identifiers assigned by MongoDB will meet application requirements. However, in some cases an application may need to create custom unique identifiers, such as:

  • The application may require unique identifiers w...

Leaf in the Wild: Powering Smart Factory IoT with MongoDB

Jason Ma
February 13, 2017

BEET Analytics OEMs MongoDB for its Envision manufacturing IOT platform. MongoDB helps Envision deliver 1-2 orders of magnitude better performance than SQL Server, resulting in increased manufacturing throughput and reduced costs

Leaf in the Wild posts highlight real world MongoDB deployments. Read other stories about how companies are using MongoDB for their mission-critical projects.

BEET Analyt...

The Modern Application Stack – Part 3: Building a REST API Using Express.js

Andrew Morgan
February 08, 2017
Category: Technical

Introduction

This is the third in a series of blog posts examining the technologies that are driving the development of modern web and mobile applications.

Part 1: Introducing The MEAN Stack (and the young MERN upstart) introduced the technologies making up the MEAN (MongoDB, Express, Angular, Node.js) and MERN (MongoDB, Express, React, Node.js) Stacks, why you might want to use them, and how to ...

MongoDB Ops Manager 3.4 User Interface Changes

Pavel Duchovny & Eric Sommer
February 02, 2017
Category: Technical

Ops Manager 3.4, released at the beginning of December, contains both new features and changes from the previous major release, 2.0. This blog post will focus on the new Ops Manager 3.4 UI. It will cover new features and highlight changes from the previous UI.

Deployment Page

Ops Manager 3.4 has a redesigned deployment page. Items that previously appeared in the inner left-hand navigation bar ...

The Modern Application Stack – Part 2: Using MongoDB With Node.js

Andrew Morgan
February 01, 2017
Category: Technical

Introduction

This is the second in a series of blog posts examining the technologies that are driving the development of modern web and mobile applications.

"Modern Application Stack – Part 1: Introducing The MEAN Stack" introduced the technologies making up the MEAN (MongoDB, Express, Angular, Node.js) and MERN (MongoDB, Express, React, Node.js) Stacks, why you might want to use them, ...

Leaf in the Wild: How EG Built a Modern, Event-Driven Architecture with MongoDB to Power Digital Transformation

Mat Keep
January 30, 2017

UK’s Leading Commercial Property Data Service Delivers 50x More Releases Per Month, Achieving Always-On Availability

The total value of the UK commercial property is estimated at close to £1.7 trillion1. Investment decisions on big numbers requires big data, especially in handling a big variety of multi-structured data. And that is why EG, the UK’s leading commercial property data service, turne...

The Modern Application Stack – Part 1: Introducing The MEAN Stack

Andrew Morgan
January 26, 2017
Category: Technical

Introducing the MEAN and MERN stacks

This is the first in a series of blog posts examining the technologies that are driving the development of modern web and mobile applications, notably the MERN and MEAN stacks. The series will go on to step through tutorials to build all layers of an application.

Users increasingly demand a far richer experience from web sites – expecting the same level of perf...