Jump on board to learn about combining two of the most exciting technologies to quickly build realtime apps yourself. This talk will introduce the popular Node.js library, Mongoose, which is a MongoDB ORM for Node.js. First, the speaker will deliver a quick primer on Node.js. Then, he'll walk you through Mongoose's schema api, powerful query builder, middleware capabilities, and exciting plugin ecosystem. Finally, he'll demonstrate some realtime capabilities using Node.js and Mongoose.