MongoDB $weeklyUpdate #114 (April 28, 2023): Kolkata and Hyderabad and London, Oh My!

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Building a Crypto News Website in C# Using the Microsoft Azure App Service and MongoDB Atlas by @Dominic_Frei


In this tutorial, Dominic walks you through setting up a new Blazor project, creating a new page with a simple UI, creating data in MongoDB Atlas, showing the news on the website, and making the website available by using Azure App Service to host it.

Other Shout-Outs

:arrow_right: Best Practices and a Tutorial for Using Google Cloud Functions with MongoDB Atlas by @Stanimira_Vlaeva and Abirami Sukumaran

:arrow_right: From Zero to Hero with MrQ by @Megan_Grant

But wait — there’s more! @Megha_Arora has a fresh Java tutorial published on the Microsoft blog.

:spiral_calendar: Mark Your Calendars

Every month, all across the globe, we organize, attend, speak at, and sponsor events, meetups, and shindigs to bring the DevRel community together. Here’s what we’ve got cooking:

Chennai MUG: April 28th 2023, 9:00pm – April 29th 2023, 1:00am, (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time
Thailand MUG: April 30th 2023, 5:00am, (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time
Devoxx Greece: May 3, 2023 - May 6, 2023
DACH MUG: May 4th 2023, 8:00am, (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time
Stir Trek: May 5, 2023 | 9:00 AM PDT
Codemotion Madrid: May 8 - May 10, 2023
Seville MUG: May 10th 2023, 12:00am, (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time
Devoxx UK 2023: May 10 - May 12, 2023
Dublin MUG: May 11th 2023, 10:00am, (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time

Thank you to everyone who attended our Kolkata MUG, and many thanks to our fantastic MUG leader and enthusiast, Sumanta Mukhopadhyay. We had an excited and engaged group of people attend. Round of applause for our Developer Advocate, @Megha_Arora, who did a virtual session!

We also gathered in Hyderabad to talk about security, replication, sharding, search, relational migrator, and much more about MongoDB Atlas! Here are some snapshots of @Megha_Arora, Mohit Dhingra, Mayank Dhasmana, and Ajay Raghav in action.

Lastly, we had a great time at our London MUG. Thank you to our MUG leader and Community Enthusiast, Sani Yusuf, and our speakers, @John_Page, Community Champion Arek Borucki, and Aaron Walker from Beamery.

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The summit includes a full day of interactive and informative sessions, opportunities to connect with industry leaders, and will help attendees discover the steps to a successful software engineering career path!

:studio_microphone: Stop, Collaborate, and Listen

If reading’s not your jam, you might love catching up on our podcast episodes with @Michael_Lynn and @Shane_McAllister.

And here’s the previous episode, in case you missed it:

Not listening on Spotify? We got you! We’re also on Apple Podcasts, PlayerFM, Podtail, and Listen Notes. (We’d be forever grateful if you left us a review.)

Have you visited our YouTube channel lately? @Michael_Lynn, @Megha_Arora, and AWS Developer Advocate Abhishek Gupta went live to talk about MongoDB Atlas and AWS IAM.

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