MongoDB $weeklyUpdate #62 (Mar 25, 2022): Minesweeper, PyMongo, and Kotlin - Oh My

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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!

StartActivityForResult is Deprecated!

Mohit Sharma
Learn the benefits and usage of registerForActivityResult for Android.

Add a Comments Section to an Eleventy Website with MongoDB and Netlify

In this tutorial, we’re going to look at maintaining a static generated website on Netlify with Eleventy, but the big thing here is that we’re going to see how to have comments for each of our blog pages.

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.

Announcing the Realm Kotlin Beta: A Database for Multiplatform Apps

Ian Ward
Announcing the Realm Kotlin Beta - making it easy to store, query, and sync data in your Kotlin for Android and Kotlin Multiplatform apps.

: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

Mar 26 (Delhi-NCR, India) - Introduction to MongoDB Charts online workshop hosted by the MongoDB User Group, Delhi-NCR.

Mar 26 (Lebanon) - The MongoDB User Group (MUG) in Lebanon is pleased to invite you to celebrate the International Women’s Day 2022 in a collaborative event between the MUG, GDG, and the Women Tech makers team in Lebanon. Elie Hannouch will take attendees on a tour of MongoDB.

: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

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:seedling: Trending Topics in the MongoDB Developer Community

Connecting to Atlas with PyMongo v4.0.2

What is the significance of “pri” in the connection string for a dedicated Atlas cluster?

Workarounds for Functions Which are Not Available in New mongosh

Discussion around some legacy mongo shell functions that are not available in the new MongoDB Shell (mongosh).

M220J: Access Sample Data Set Locally

Is the sample_mflix data used in the M220 MongoDB University courses available for download?

Realm Weekly Bytes #7: Mobile to MongoDB Atlas - BookLog Application

A basic Android application to show how Realm Relationships get synced to Atlas.

:studio_microphone: Last Word on the MongoDB Podcast

Latest Episode

Catch up on past episodes:

Ep. 102 - Changing the Game with MongoDB

Ep. 101 - Debunking the Myth of Going Schemaless

Ep. 100 - Twilio and MongoDB with Liz Moy

(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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