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MongoDB $weeklyUpdate #15: We want YOU to speak at 2021!

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’ก: This will be the last $weekylUpdate for 2020! We'll back after Adrienne stuffs her face with hot chocolate and cookies. Have a wonderful holiday season everyone and see you in 2021!


๐Ÿ“ข Call for speakers for 2021 is open! 2021 Banner

Become a 21 Speaker is where the worldโ€™s fastest-growing data community comes to connect, explore, and learn. Weโ€™re looking for speakers who can inspire attendees by introducing them to new technologies, ideas, and solutions.

Whether you want to do a 30 minute conference session, a 60-90 minutes deep dive tutorial, or a 10 minutes lightning talk - give us your talk ideas. If you have a great idea but don't feel ready for the stage / stream: don't worry. We offer speaker storyline workshops, speaker coaching sessions, and more.

Call for speakers closes February 11th.

Submit your Talk

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!

Client-Side Field Level Encryption (CSFLE) in MongoDB with Golang
Nic Raboy releases a heavily anticipated tutorial on how to implement Client-Side Field Level Encryption in MongoDB with Golang! Check it out!


The Six Principles for Building Robust Yet Flexible Shared Data Applications
Paul Done, Lead Solution Architect, shares a set of techniques he's identified to effectively deliver resilient yet evolvable data-driven applications


5 Key Takeaways from Hacktoberfest 2020
Sheeri Cabral, explores our retrospective of Hacktoberfest. From lessons learned to our total accomplishments as a participant, check out the breakdown!


A Free REST API for Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 dataset
Need a vetted API for COVID-19 data? Maxime Beugnet has your back! Check out how to integrate this free, Johns Hopkins University-sourced REST API Max has put together! Then, check out how to work with this data in MongoDB Atlas!


Getting Started with MongoDB and Java - CRUD Operations Tutorial
In this Java Quickstart, Maxime Beugnet shows you how to perform the basic CRUD operations in Java with MongoDB!


Java - Aggregation Pipeline Tutorial
Another Java Quickstart by Maxime Beugnet! Explore MongoDB's Aggregation Framework with Java here!


Java - Mapping POJOs
Need to map MongoDB documents to POJOs in Java? Maxime Beugnet shows you how in this Java Quickstart!


Java - Change Streams
Maxime Beugnet has another Java Quickstart for you! This time, learn about MongoDB Change Streams and how to use them in your Java application!


Start Implementing Google Auth With MongoDB Realm in Your Android App
Henna Singh shows you how to implement Google Auth with MongoDB Realm. Check out her tutorial!

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!

Developer to Developer Advocate with Lauren Schaefer
Lauren Schaefer joins Nic Raboy and Mike Lynn to share her journey from Developer to Developer Advocate! Catch the replay here.

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

๐ŸŽฎ GameDev with MongoDB and Unity

Adrienne and Nic wrap up Season 1 of the Game Dev series! See what they've built and see what's in store for Season 2:

While you wait for Season 2, 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 32: Hosts Nic Raboy & Mike Lynn chat with Patrick Huck, High Energy Physicist turned Computer Systems Engineer and Developer. In this episode, they delve into the Lawrence Berkeley Labs Materials Project, an initiative that provides open web-based access to computed information on known and predicted materials. Super interesting episode to check out!

(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!

Unable to make a Private EndPoint Connection to an M0 Cluster
Quick fixes are always the best! Check this one out to see if it helps you!


Canโ€™t connect after upgrading to Compass 1.24.1
Running into a similar issue? See if this discussion helps you out!


Pull only one item in an array of instance in MongoDB?
Check out this common question (and the answer to it)!

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

Dec 15: DroidCon APAC
Join Alexander Stigsen, Realm Founder at DroidCon APAC where he'll present his talk "A Tale of Two Threading Models". Alexander will discuss the origins of immutable objects and transactional objects and show how Realmโ€™s new Kotlin Native SDK with Multiplatform support walks a fine line between the two.


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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