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Additional Resources

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  • Screencasts
  • Presentations
  • Articles
  • Projects
  • Libraries

There are a number of good resources appearing all over the web for learning about MongoDB and Ruby. A useful selection is listed below. If you know of others, do let us know.

  • Introduction to MongoDB - Part I

    An introduction to MongoDB via the MongoDB shell.

  • Introduction to MongoDB - Part II

    In this screencast, Joon You teaches how to use the Ruby driver to build a simple Sinatra app.

  • Introduction to MongoDB - Part III

    For the final screencast in the series, Joon You introduces MongoMapper and Rails.

  • RailsCasts: MongoDB & MongoMapper

    Ryan Bates' RailsCast introducing MongoDB and MongoMapper.

  • RailsCasts: Mongoid

    Ryan Bates' RailsCast introducing Mongoid.

  • Capistrano Mongo Sync

    Sync your local development db with your remote production db using capistrano.

  • Simple Pub/Sub

    A very simple pub/sub system.

  • Mongo Queue

    An extensible thread safe job/message queueing system that uses MongoDB as the persistent storage engine.

  • Resque-mongo

    A port of the Github's Resque to MongoDB.

  • Mongo Admin

    A Rails plugin for browsing and managing MongoDB data. See the live demo.

  • Sinatra Resource

    Resource Oriented Architecture (REST) for Sinatra and MongoMapper.

  • NewsMonger

    A simple social news application demonstrating MongoMapper and Rails.

  • Data Catalog API

    From Sunlight Labs, a non-trivial application using MongoMapper and Sinatra.

  • Watchtower

    An example application using Mustache, MongoDB, and Sinatra.

  • Shapado

    A question and answer site similar to Stack Overflow. Live version at


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