MongoDB $weeklyUpdate #61 (Mar 18, 2022): Jetpack, Netlify, and 100 Days of Coding!

:wave: Hi everyone!

Welcome to MongoDB’s $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 Megan Grant.


: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!

Unboxing Jetpack Compose: Experience My First Compose App

Mohit Sharma

Learn how to get started with Jetpack Compose on Android.

How We Backfilled 2 Million Database Documents

Jen Kagan

Eric Betts

Learn how the Netlify growth team reduced the time it took to backfill nearly two million documents in our MongoDB database with a new attribute.

Building a Collaborative iOS Minesweeper Game with Realm


This article steps you through some of the key aspects of setting up the backend Realm app, as well as the iOS code.

StartActivityForResult is Deprecated!

Mohit Sharma

Learn the benefits and usage of registerForActivityResult for Android.

: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!

Mar 21-26 (San Francisco, United States) - MongoDB @ Game Developers Conference

: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

More Video Goodness

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:seedling: Trending Topics in the MongoDB Developer Community Forums

Join Us in the Adventure of #100DaysOfCode

Challenge yourself to learn and share for 100 days! Join our #100DaysOfCode challenge for encouragement and recognition on your learning journey.

Performance Issue Loading Data into MongoDB

Discussion on loading data into a MongoDB deployment and some of the deployment considerations for someone new to MongoDB.

Please Help Me to Design the Collection Schema and its Scope

One of many schema design discussions, including some links to helpful references on schema design patterns and anti-patterns.

Realm Weekly Bytes: What are Realm Relationships?

Insight into modeling data relationships for Realm’s offline-first mobile SDK.

:studio_microphone: Last Word on the MongoDB Podcast

Latest Episode

Catch up on past episodes:

Ep. 101 - Debunking the Myth of Going Schemaless

Ep. 100 - Twilio and MongoDB with Liz Moy

Ep. 99 - Exploring Growth Engineering at MongoDB

(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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