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MongoDB $weeklyUpdate #14: Delightful DevHub

๐Ÿ‘‹ 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:


๐Ÿ“ข Have you heard of MongoDB's DevHub?

It's our own slice of the web, made for developers, by developers! Though we've been on a short holiday break, we've still been cranking out some fresh tutorials for you all ๐Ÿ“š Don't miss the ๐Ÿ’ก ICYMI section to see all of these great posts and tutorials!

๐Ÿ’ก ICYMI on the DevHub

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

MongoDB Schema Design Best Practices
Have you ever wondered, "How do I model a schema for my application"? Joe Karlsson's got you covered!


Resumable Initial Sync in MongoDB 4.4
Nuno Costa, Technical Services Engineer at MongoDB, shows you how to use Resumable Initial Sync, a long-awaited feature released in MongoDB 4.4!


Connect to a MongoDB Database Using Node.js
Several Node Quickstarts have been published by Lauren Schaefer! Check out how to connect a MongoDB Database to Node.js here!


Aggregation Framework with Node.js Tutorial
Another Node Quickstart by Lauren Schaefer! Explore MongoDB's Aggregation Framework with Node.js here!


How to Use MongoDB Transactions in Node.js
In this Node Quickstart, Lauren Schaefer shows you how to use MongoDB transactions in Node.js!


Behind the Scenes of the MongoDB Podcast?
Wonder what tools, equipment, and processes Mike Lynn and Nic Raboy use to produce our podcast episodes every week? Lucky you, Mike breaks it all down in this post!


Introducing FARM Stack - FastAPI, React, and MongoDB?
Heard of the FARM stack? Aaron Bassett discusses the what, why, and how of it all in this post!

๐Ÿ“บ 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!

$search vs $regex vs $text: The Best Way to Get There
Karen Huaulme and Nic Raboy join Marcus Eagan, Atlas Search Product Manager to debate $search vs $regex vs $text! Learn how to search within NoSQL documents in MongoDB with these Atlas Search operators and what differences exist. Check it out now:

๐Ÿฟ Follow us on Twitch so you never miss a stream!

๐ŸŽฎ GameDev with MongoDB and Unity

Right before the holiday break, the DevRel team played some Fall Guys and talked some MongoDB ๐Ÿ˜… Replay the great answers to great questions and watch Adrienne, Nic, Joe, and Sheeri battle for some crowns:

Episode 10 (Dec 2, 10:30am Pacific Time) will be the last of the Game Dev Series (Season 1) with Adrienne and Nic! Join us as we clean up our code and add some finishing scenes to our game! Then, help up decide how to run Season 2! Help us choose the date, time, and topics in the chat. Come join us :)

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

Episode 8: Programmatically Generating Game Objects in Unity

Episode 7: Using UnityWebRequests to make HTTP calls

Episode 6: Obstacles and Door Physics

๐Ÿ’ก 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!

๐ŸŽ™ Last Word on the MongoDB Podcast

Episode 31: Hosts Nic Raboy & Mike Lynn talk with FormBird CEO Mark Hosking on how he built his low-code/no-code platform using MongoDB! #BuildWithMongoDB


Episode 30: MongoDB Connectors and Translators Deep Dive: Nic and Mike are joined by engineers Tim Fogarty, Varsha Subrahmanyam, and Evgeni Dobranov to help us understand how the MongoDB BI Connector and mongomirror really work!


Episode 29: Code Editor Landscape and MongoDB for VS Code:
Nic and Mike chat with Dev Advocate Joe Karlsson and Product Manager Max Marcon about the MongoDB for VS Code extension and their outlook on code editors in 2021!



(Not listening on Spotify? We got you! We're most likely on your favorite podcast network, including Apple Podcasts, PlayerFM, Podtail, and Listen Notes ๐Ÿ˜Š)

๐Ÿ‘ 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!

Shared library issue on RedHat:
Quick fixes are always the best! Check this one out to see if it helps you!


Ideal hardware setup for a PhD researcher drowning with a huge dataset?
Have a question that's unique? Don't be afraid to ask it in our Community Forums like this user!


Insert js variables in projection?
Running into a similar issue? See if this discussion helps you out!

๐ŸŒ 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!

๐Ÿ“… Upcoming


Feb 17: DevNexus
Join Lauren Schaefer at DevNexus 2021 where she'll be giving her talk "Top Ten Tips for Making Remote Work Actually Work Right Now"!

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