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$weeklyUpdate #20 (Mar, 1 2021): Latest Tutorials, Events, Podcasts, & Streams!

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 Adrienne Tacke at MongoDB:


🌟 Celebrating Women's History Month 🌟

March means it's Women's History Month! We want to celebrate the vital role women play in the world, so every week, we'll feature an amazing pioneer in science and tech!

Kimberly Bryant - Electrical Engineer & Founder of Black Girls CODE

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Kimberly Bryant started teaching a small group of Black girls -- her daughter and some of her daughter's friends -- some coding basics. This would go on to become the foundation for Black Girls CODE. Since April 2011, Black Girls CODE has facilitated numerous programs, events, and outreach to the community to show the world that black girls can code, and do so much more. (via Black Girls CODE)

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!

Update Array Elements in a Document with MQL Positional Operators (with Pokemon!)
Nic Raboy teaches you the lesser known, but highly useful positional operators in the MongoDB Query Language (MQL). Bonus: Pokemon examples make this so much more fun!

Structuring Data with Serde in Rust
Isabel Atkinson details the new upgrades in the Rust MongoDB Driver and BSON library that improve integrations with Serde.

How to Seed a MongoDB Database with Fake Data
Joe Karlsson describes a common task most of us need to do when starting a project, and that's seeding a database!

Atlas Multi-Cloud Global Cluster: Always Available, Even in the Apocalypse!
Pavel Duchovny explores how multi-cloud clusters in MongoDB Atlas truly fulfill your high availability needs, bringing real-world examples to the often-used buzzword!

SwiftUI Best Practices with Realm Meetup
Shane McAllister recaps the latest Realm Meetup where SwiftUI best practices were discussed with Jason Flax, the engineering lead for the Realm iOS team.

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!

To RSVP or find more details on a specific event, check out the full list!

Early March Events

Late March/Early April Events

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
Build an Infinite Runner Game with Unity and the Realm Unity SDK

Looking for the next Game Dev Stream?

Build β€œDraw Something!” w/ MongoDB and Unity
Mar 26, 10:00 AM (Pacific Timezone)
Join Adrienne Tacke and Nic Raboy as they build a game live! This month’s goal: build a clone of the popular drawing game, Draw Something! Only on MongoDB Twitch.

🍿 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. 44 - Liberty Mutual and MongoDB

Ep. 43 - Everything You Know About MongoDB is Wrong, With Mark Smith

Ep. 42 - MongoDB Realm Mobile for iOS, With Jason Flax

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

πŸ’š MongoDB Community Love

We love seeing how you're using MongoDB or simply sharing the good vibes of the community. If you want to be featured in an upcoming $weeklyUpdate, just tweet at us!

🌍 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


Mar 10: Blueprint LDN
Adrienne Tacke will be at Blueprint LDN giving her talk "Multi-Cloud Magic: Leveraging Multi-Cloud Clusters in Real-World Scenarios"!

Mar 11: TheCloudFirst
Adrienne Tacke will be at the inaugural TheCloudFirst conference giving her talk "Multi-Cloud Magic: Leveraging Multi-Cloud Clusters in Real-World Scenarios"!

Mar 23: Codemotion Online Conference - Italian Edition
Lauren Schaefer will be at Codemotion Online Conference - Italian Edition giving her talk "Stop! Don't Make These Mistakes in Your Document Database"!

Mar 30: Reaching Scalability: Do More with MongoDB Atlas
In the third and final installment of our Scaling Your Startup with MongoDB Atlas series, Adrienne Tacke will show you how you can do more with Triggers, Functions, Authentication, and more! You’ll even learn how to set up your own multi-cloud cluster. Save your seat today!

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