MongoDB $weeklyUpdate #50 (December 13, 2021): Latest MongoDB Tutorials, Events, Podcasts, & Streams!

:wave: Hi everyone!

Welcome to MongoDB $weeklyUpdate!

Here, you’ll find the latest developer tutorials, upcoming official MongoDB events, and get a heads up on our latest Twitch streams and podcast, curated by Adrienne Tacke.

:loudspeaker: This will be the last $weeklyUpdate of 2021! We’ll be back after the New Year in 2022. Stay safe, healthy, and happy all! :relaxed:


:computer: Join the MongoDB Atlas Hackathon on DEV!

From now through January 13th, 2022, MongoDB is offering you the chance to use your ingenuity and creativity to build an application using MongoDB’s library of tools like Atlas Search. In addition to getting the chance to participate in a community event, show off your skills, and learn something new, everyone who submits a project for the MongoDB Atlas Hackathon will be automatically entered to win some seriously amazing prizes.

More details on the Hackathon here!

:studio_microphone::studio_microphone::studio_microphone: Call for Speakers for MongoDB World 2022 Now Open! :studio_microphone::studio_microphone::studio_microphone:

MongoDB World 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 75 minutes deep dive tutorial, or a 10 minute lightning talk - we want to hear your talk ideas. If you have a great idea but don’t feel ready for the stage, we’ve got you covered! We offer speaker workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, and more.
Call for speakers closes January 18, 2022.

Submit Your Talk

:mortar_board: Freshest Tutorials on DevHub

Want to find the latest MongoDB tutorials and articles created for developers, by developers? Look no further than our DevHub!

MongoDB & Mongoose: Compatibility and Comparison

Ado Kukic & Stanimira Vlaeva
In this article, we’ll compare and contrast Mongoose to using the native MongoDB Node.js driver together with MongoDB Schema Validation.

Goodbye NSPredicate, hello Realm Swift Query API

Andrew Morgan
In this article, I’m going to show you some examples of how to use the Realm Swift Query API. I’ll also show you an example where wrangling with NSPredicate strings has frustrated me.

Using the Atlas Data API from Excel with Power Query

John Page
Learn how to use the Power Query functionality in Excel to both fetch raw data, and to push summarization tasks down to MongoDB and retrieve the results.

Implement Full-Text Search over a GraphQL API in Atlas

Nic Raboy
In this tutorial we’re going to see how to create a custom resolver that implements Atlas Search for our GraphQL API using Realm Functions, enabling you to add fast, relevant full-text search to your applications.

:date: Official MongoDB Events & Community Events

Attend an official MongoDB event near you! Chat with MongoDB experts, learn something new, meet other developers, and win some swag!

Dec 15 (6pm GMT | Virtual) - Getting Started With MongoDB Atlas Search

:tv: MongoDB on Twitch & YouTube

We stream tech tutorials, live coding, and talk to members of our community via Twitch and YouTube. Sometimes, we even stream twice a week! Be sure to follow us on Twitch and subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified of every stream!

Latest Stream

Introducing the MongoDB Atlas Data API (in preview)

Past streams:
Chat with Rise In Time Devs - A Massive Multiplayer Strategy Browser Game built with MongoDB!

Deploy a MongoDB Atlas Cluster and Open Commerce in AWS

:popcorn: Follow us on Twitch and subscribe to our YouTube channel so you never miss a stream!

:studio_microphone: Last Word on the MongoDB Podcast

Latest Episode

Catch up on past episodes:
Ep. 93 - Swyx - Learn in Public and Temporal

Ep. 92 - Introducing the MongoDB Atlas Data API with Sumedha Mehta

Ep. 91 - Loan Laux - MongoDB and E-Commerce

(Not listening on Spotify? We got you! We’re most likely on your favorite podcast network, including Apple Podcasts, PlayerFM, Podtail, and Listen Notes :blush:)

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