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MongoDB $weeklyUpdate #16 (Jan 11, 2021): Latest Tutorials, Events, Podcasts, & Streams!

πŸ‘‹ Hi everyone!

Welcome back to MongoDB $weeklyUpdate!

Here, you'll find the latest developer tutorials, upcoming official MongoDB events, and get a heads up on our latest Twitch streams and podcast, curated by Adrienne Tacke at MongoDB:


πŸ“’ Call for speakers for 2021 is open! 2021 Banner

Become a 21 Speaker is where the world’s fastest-growing data community comes to connect, explore, and learn. We’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.

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πŸŽ“ Freshest Tutorials on DevHub

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


Building a Mobile Chat App Using Realm – Data Architecture
Andrew Morgan shows developers how to build the Realm mobile database into their mobile apps and (optionally) use MongoDB Realm Sync.

Developing a Side-Scrolling Platformer Game with Unity and MongoDB Realm
Nic Raboy discusses how he and Barry O'Neill created The Untitled Leafy Game using MongoDB Realm for data storage and back end.


Create a Multi-Cloud Cluster with MongoDB Atlas
Adrienne Tacke releases a heavily anticipated guide on everything you need to know about multi-cloud clusters on MongoDB Atlas.


Store Sensitive Data With Python & MongoDB Client-Side Field Level Encryption
Mark Smith will cover how to implement implicit CSFLE in your Python application.

How to use MongoDB Client-Side Field Level Encryption (CSFLE) with Node.js
Joe Karlsson shows you how to design a Node.js client that could be used to safely store select fields as part of a medical application.

Developer Skills

Top 10 Tips for Making Remote Work Actually Work Right Now
Lauren Schaefer will provide you with tips to boost your productivity and give you some encouragement as you continue on your remote work journey.

πŸ“… Official MongoDB Events

Attend an official MongoDB event near you (virtual for now)! Chat with MongoDB experts, learn something new, meet other developers, and win some swag!

Jan 11 (12:00pm GMT +1) - Kick-off du France 2021

Jan 13 (7:00pm GMT+2) - Gaming + Kick-off

Jan 19 (3:00pm GMT+4) - MongoDB Atlas for IoT

Jan 21 (11:00am GMT-5) - Back to Basics Webinar

Jan 25 (12:00pm GMT-5) - Why NoSQL for Startups

Jan 27 (10:00am GMT-6) - SwiftUI Best Practices with Realm

πŸ“Ί MongoDB 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!

Latest Stream
Playing Among Us, Talking MongoDB

Upcoming Streams

Jan 20 (10am PST/6pm UTC) - Integrating MongoDB into your NextJS app

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

πŸŽ™ Last Word on the MongoDB Podcast

Latest Episode

Catch up on past episodes:

Ep. 35 - Developer to Developer Advocate with Lauren Schaefer

Ep. 34 - Performance Testing with David Daly

Ep. 33 - MongoDB Swift Driver with Kaitlin Mahar

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

🌍 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!

πŸ“… Upcoming

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

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