Part One: Building Web Apps with MERN Stack and Google Cloud Platform

PublishedMay 10, 2019

In this series, Beau Carnes, Developer & Teacher at freeCodeCope walks through how to build and a deploy an exercise tracker application with the MERN stack using MongoDB Atlas and Google Cloud Platform.

Part One: Creating and deploying the backend with MongoDB Atlas & Google Cloud Platform

In this session, we introduce the MERN stack and review basic database concepts. We then walk through how to get started with MongoDB Atlas and dive into creating the backend of an exercise tracker application.

Concepts covered in this session include:

  • How to create a database and collection
  • How to insert content into a collection
  • How to query the collection programmatically
  • How to update a document
  • How to delete a document

About the Speaker

Beau Carnes

Teacher and Developer, freeCodeCamp

Beau is a teacher and software developer with He has created many popular software courses both on YouTube and for Manning Publications.


This webinar series was presented in partnership with Google Cloud Platform. Learn more about MongoDB Atlas on Google Cloud Platform here.

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