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How I Built a Tracking Tool that Monitors Websites While Moonlighting From My Day Job

You don’t need a degree in computer science or prior experience in order to build something valuable. It’s never too late to start coding.
How I Built a Tracking Tool that Monitors Websites While Moonlighting From My Day Job

Fast and Efficient Pagination in MongoDB

MongoDB is a document based data store and hence pagination is one of the most common use case of it. Find out how you can paginate the results.
Fast and Efficient Pagination in MongoDB

Why MongoDB's cursor.skip() is slow?

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Building a Simple CRUD Application with Express and MongoDB (Part 2)

This article is the second part of creating a CRUD application with Express and MongoDB. We’re going to venture deep into the last two operations that were not covered in the first part – UPDATE and DELETE.
Building a Simple CRUD Application with Express and MongoDB (Part 2)

Working with MongoDB in .NET (Part 1): Driver Basics & Inserting Documents

In this tutorial series, I'll show you how to work with MongoDB in your .Net applications using the CRUD functions available from the .Net driver.
Working with MongoDB in .NET (Part 1): Driver Basics & Inserting Documents

Working with MongoDB in .NET (Part 2): Retrieving Documents with Filter Clause

In the previous part, we went through some of the driver basics and how to insert documents to a collection. In this part of the series, we’ll learn how to retrieve documents from the database.
Working with MongoDB in .NET (Part 2): Retrieving Documents with Filter Clause

Working with MongoDB in .NET (Part 3): Skip, Sort, Limit, & Projections

On this third part of our tutorial series about MongoDB in .NET, we will look into sorting documents, specifying the number of documents to skip or limit, and how to do projections.
Working with MongoDB in .NET (Part 3): Skip, Sort, Limit, & Projections

Building a Simple CRUD Application with Express and MongoDB (Part 1)

In this tutorial, you will learn to: create an Express Server, execute CREATE and READ operations, save and read from MongoDB, and use a template engine like Embedded JS. All this while building an app that lists quotes from Star Wars characters!

MongoDB vs RethinkDB: Comparing Oranges with Oranges

This post aims at a very broad overview of the key differences between Mongo and Rethink.
 MongoDB vs RethinkDB: Comparing Oranges with Oranges

Postmortem: Migrating MongoDB to DynamoDB

When you're using MongoDB as your database program but service and data grows and differentiates, what can you do? Shawn Chiao is here to share the successes and roadblocks he faced when migrating MongoDB to DynamoDB.
Postmortem: Migrating MongoDB to DynamoDB

Storing Tree Structures in MongoDB: Code Examples

This tutorial demonstrates approaches for storing tree structures with NoSQL database, MongoDB.
Storing Tree Structures in MongoDB: Code Examples

Get Started with Meteor by Building a Chat App

##Introduction MeteorJS is awesome framework built for developing real-time web apps. Meteor lets developers focus on their application and forget about facing complexity when developing real-time apps (e.g. apps that need to sync and immediately update data to all users). In this tutorial we will: Download and configure Meteor. ...
Get Started with Meteor by Building a Chat App

MongoDB Aggregation Framework & Meteor.js

In a nutshell, the aggregation framework lets you find and manipulate certain data by the hand of queries by N pipelines. Here's how to use it with MongoDB and Meteor.js
MongoDB Aggregation Framework & Meteor.js

Creating Laravel PHP Application in Docker: Step-by-Step Guide

Learn how to dockerize your local laravel environment in this post.
Creating Laravel PHP Application in Docker: Step-by-Step Guide

Update Arrays in MongoDb

Learn how to update data in a particular array's child object without knowing the exact position of the child.
Update Arrays in MongoDb

Visualizing Resque Usage using Node.js, Websockets, and Redis

If you have ever wanted to visualize how your Resque queues, workers, and jobs are doing but seem to struggle, then this article is for you. This article will teach you how to build some simple graphs around the Resque components.
Visualizing Resque Usage using Node.js, Websockets, and Redis

Benchmark and compare the two approaches to paginate in MongoDB

[MongoDB](https://www.mongodb.com/) is a document based data store and hence pagination is one of the most common use case of it. So when do you paginate the response? The answer is pretty neat; you...

Comparing In-Memory Databases: Redis vs. MongoDB (Percona Memory Engine)

In thi post we compare in-memory databases for Redis and MongoDB (Percona Memory Engine).
Comparing In-Memory Databases: Redis vs. MongoDB (Percona Memory Engine)