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MongoDB $weeklyUpdate #4: Fall is just around the corner...

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:

(P.S. Are you as excited as we are for Hacktoberfest? Keep an eye out for some exciting announcements soon ๐Ÿ˜‰)


๐Ÿ’ก ICYMI on the DevHub

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

MongoDB.Live 2020 Keynote In Less Than 10 Minutes
Didn't get a chance to attend the MongoDB.Live 2020 online conference this year? Don't worry. Karen Huaulme has compiled a quick recap of all the highlights to get you caught up!


Write A Serverless Function with AWS Lambda and MongoDB
Ado Kukic shows you how to create your first AWS Lambda function powered by MongoDB Atlas in this step-by-step tutorial!


Designing a Strategy to Develop a Game with Unity and MongoDB
Walk through the planning phase of our Game Dev series. In this article, Nic Raboy summarizes our strategic meeting for Plummeting People!

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!

Back with another community showcase, Joe Karlsson chats with Reagan Ekhameye about vuetube, a YouTube clone that he built for #100DaysOfCode! Honestly, I couldn't tell the difference...Reagan did an EXCELLENT job that I thought we were streaming the YouTube home page ๐Ÿ˜‚

๐Ÿฟ Watch now

NoSQL Data Modeling for the RDBMS Developer
Entity diagrams = what, exactly, in NoSQL? Sheeri Cabral walks us through the answer as well as all of your proper data modeling needs, specifically for the SQL peeps out there!

๐Ÿฟ Watch now

๐ŸŽฎ GameDev with MongoDB and Unity

Episode 3: Extending our User Profile Store
Last week's episode had Adrienne, Karen, and Nic creating API endpoints for their user profile store. Creating these allowed the team to add the Twitch chat users into the game as players!

They start out with a typical Express/Node setup, but then see how MongoDB Realm helps them achieve the same functionality in MUCH less time! Be sure to catch up on the series!

Episode 4 is on Sep 23, 10:30am PT, where we may actually play around in Unity! Join us in the chat and help us build this game!

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 18: This week, Kieran Peppiatt, Founder and CEO of Thena, chats with hosts Nic Raboy & Mike Lynn about how MongoDB powers Thena's ability to capture notes and other action items during meetings, allowing users to focus on the meeting itself!

(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!


Ayush Jain has created a REST API to perform large operations on the mongodb database with flexibility to cancel the operation in between and revert the changes. Check it out!


Help creating $group and $count query


Build A Laundry CRUD API with FastAPI using MongoDB - 1

DEV user Totoola Kenny has written an excellent, step-by-step tutorial that shows you how tobuild a CRUD API with Fast API and MongoDB. Check it out!


How to Re-Authenticate a User with Token?


Part 3: User Roles and Management Datastore - MongoDB

Part 3 of DEV User Rachel's series explores how to use MongoDB as a datastore for the user roles and management of her app!

๐ŸŒ MongoDB DevRel around the Interwebz

Watch our team do their thang at various conferences, meetups, and podcasts around the world (virtually, for now).

๐Ÿ“… Upcoming

Sept 24th: Big Data LDN
Did you grow up on SQL databases? Are document databases a bit of a mystery to you? Then Lauren Schaefer's talk "From Tables to Documentsโ€”Changing Your Database Mindset" is perfect for you!

Sept 25th: North East Remote Programming Conference 2020
Lauren Schaefer will be giving her talk "From Tables to Documentsโ€”Changing Your Database Mindset"!

๐Ÿ” Watch it again!

Sept 13: PennApps XXI
Joe Karlsson gave his first Keynote ever and absolutely killed it! Watch The Art of Computer Science now!

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Joe Karlsson

This is sooooo goood!