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MongoDB $weeklyUpdate #10: How is it already November?!

👋 Hi everyone!

Welcome to MongoDB $weeklyUpdate, a weekly digest of MongoDB tutorials, articles, and community spotlights!

Each week, we'll be sharing the latest and greatest MongoDB content and featuring our favorite community content too, curated by Adrienne Tacke at MongoDB:

🍂 By the way, who said November could approach this fast without notice? 😅


💡 ICYMI on the DevHub

Want to find the latest MongoDB tutorials and articles created for developers, by developers? Look no further than our DevHub!

Can you keep a secret?
In this article Aaron Bassett will discuss techniques for secret management which won't disrupt your workflow, while keeping your services safe!

Learn MongoDB with MongoDB University Free Courses
Maxime Beugnet explores the awesome (and completely free!) ways you can learn MongoDB. Check it out and make your boss (and training budget) happy!

From Developer to SA with Tosin Ajayi
Mike Lynn and Nic Raboy chat with Tosin Ajayi about his journey from developer to solution architect. Check out the first live podcast recording for great insights on the solution architect role from Tosin!

📺 Last Week on Twitch

We stream tech tutorials, live coding, and talk to members of our community every Friday. Sometimes, we even stream twice a week! Be sure to follow us on Twitch to be notified of every stream!

Mike Lynn and Nic Raboy spoke to Andrew Davidson on Twitch about MongoDB Atlas's latest feature: multi-cloud!. Learn what it is, why you'd use it, and how on this livestream. 🍿 Watch it now

🍿 Follow us on Twitch so you never miss a stream!

🎮 GameDev with MongoDB and Unity

Last week on the Game Dev stream, Nic Raboy and Adrienne Tacke learned how to use UnityWebRequests to create HTTP calls and save some player stats! Check it out:

Episode 8 is on Nov 11, 10:30am PT. Join us in the chat and help us build this game!

While you wait for Wednesday, catch up on past streams:

Episode 6: Obstacles and Door Physics

Episode 5: Level Design and Player Animation in Unity

Episode 4: Getting Familiar with Unity

💡 And if you ever need to catch up on any of our streams, you can always find them on our Developer Hub or our Twitch Live Streams playlist!

🎙 Last Word on the MongoDB Podcast

Episode 24: Hosts Nic Raboy & Mike Lynn chat with Tosin Ajayi, Solution Architect at MongoDB.

Tosin discusses the journey from developer to solutions architect as well as the many similarities between the role. It's worth a listen if you're thinking of alternative, "developer-friendly" roles!

(Not listening on Spotify? We got you! We're most likely on your favorite podcast network, including Apple Podcasts, PlayerFM, Podtail, and Listen Notes 😊)

👏 Community Spotlight

Every week, we pick interesting articles, questions, and more from all over the internet! Be sure to use the #MongoDB hashtag when posting on or leave a comment on my weekly Tweets. You might be featured in an upcoming edition!

Built with MongoDB: Save Your Wardrobe

Hasna Kourda started Save Your Wardrobe, a fashion tech startup building a digital wardrobe management platform to enable sustainable living. Read this incredible community spotlight, a part of our #BuiltWithMongoDB series!


Replace mongodb binaries all at once?

Check out this great thread describing how to replace mongodb binaries during an upgrade!


Mongo Search Autocomplete Type

Running into this issue? Check out our suggested fix in the thread!

🌍 MongoDB DevRel around the Interwebz

Watch our team do their thang at various conferences, meetups, and podcasts around the world (virtually, for now). Also, find external articles and guest posts from our DevRel team here!

📅 Upcoming

Nov 6: Scenic City Summit
When Azure Functions aren't enough, Durable Functions are probably the answer! Explore the six patterns with which Durable Functions can be applied and the best practices for each in Adrienne Tacke's talk "Delightful Durable Function Patterns"!

Nov 9: Serverless Days Paris If you happen to miss Adrienne Tacke's talk "Delightful Durable Function Patterns" at Scenic City Summit, you'll have another chance here at Serverless Days Paris!

Nov 14: Granite State Code Camp 2020
Hear Adrienne Tacke's talk "Say YES! to NoSQL: A Guide on When to Ditch Relational Databases" at this free event! You'll leave with a definitive guide on NoSQL databases and be confident in deciding whether or not it is the right database solution for you!

Nov 16: NYC User Group's 2020 Pre-Game Event
In this official 2020 North America event, developer advocates Lauren Schaefer and Joe Karlsson will present "MongoDB Schema Design Best Practices", highlighting the basics of data modeling using real-world examples. You will learn common methodologies and vocabulary you can use when designing your database schema on your application!

💡 These $weeklyUpdates are always posted to the MongoDB Community Forums first! Sign up today to always get first dibs on these $weeklyUpdates and other MongoDB announcements, interact with the MongoDB community, and help others solve MongoDB related issues!

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