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MongoDB $weeklyUpdate #66 (April 22, 2022): Hackathons, mongosh, and Github


πŸ‘‹ Hi everyone!

Welcome 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 Megan Grant.


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!

Generating MQL Shell Commands Using OpenAI and New mongosh Shell

Pavel Duchovny
In this article, I will show you my experiment, including the game-changing capabilities of the new MongoDB Shell (mongosh) which can extend scripting with npm modules integrations.

Continuously Building and Hosting our Swift DocC Documentation using Github Actions and Netlify

Diego Freniche
In this post, we’ll see how to use Github Actions to continuously generate the DocC documentation for our Swift libraries and how to publish this documentation.

Christmas Lights and Webcams with the MongoDB Data API

John Page
I built a Christmas tree with an API so you, dear reader, can control the lights as well as a webcam to view it.

Create a Custom Data-Enabled API in MongoDB Realm in 10 Minutes or Less

Mike Lynn
In this article, I'll explain the steps to follow to quickly create an API that exposes data from a sample database in MongoDB Atlas.

πŸ“… Official MongoDB Events & Community Events

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

April 11 - May 20 (Virtual) - MongoDB Hackathon

Apr 25-26 (London) - MongoDB @ Kafka Summit London

Apr 27-28 (London) - MongoDB at AWS Summit London

Apr 27 (6pm GMT+1 | Dublin) - Dublin MUG: Let’s talk Atlas, Realm and MongoDB Queries

May 4 (New York) - New York MUG: Fast Track into MongoDB World β€˜22 Hackathon

πŸ“Ί MongoDB on Twitch & YouTube

We stream tech tutorials, live coding, and talk to members of our community via Twitch and YouTube. Sometimes, we even stream twice a week! Be sure to follow us on Twitch and subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified of every stream!

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πŸŽ™ Last Word on the MongoDB Podcast

Latest Episode

Catch up on past episodes:
Ep. 107 - Introduction to WiredTiger with Dr. Michael Cahill

Ep. 106 - Securing the Internet with Josh Aas, Sarah Gran of ISRG

Ep. 105 - The MongoDB World 2022 Hackathon

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

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Jasper | Areon

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