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Tuesday, June 9 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
[Community Cafe] TUTORIAL: The MERN Stack Evolved: Express to MongoDB Realm

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Calling all MERN/MEAN developers! This fun, hands-on workshop is for YOU!

As MongoDB continues to expand our database platform, we offer developers an opportunity to offload more and more of their runtime management to us. Specifically, management of MongoDB can be offloaded to MongoDB Atlas - our database-as-a-service, while the management of the Express back-end can be offloaded to MongoDB Realm - our serverless platform.

Leveraging MongoDB Atlas and MongoDB Realm in this way makes it incredibly easy to run web applications in a serverless environment. Utilizing this cloud-native and serverless approach will help you simplify your development and build your apps faster — without worrying about managing and scaling the backend.

In this workshop, we will start with a basic MERN To-Do app. Then with minimal code, we will implement some basic APIs to offload more and more of the server-side functionality and runtime management to MongoDB. In the end, you’ll leave with a fully managed, auto-scaling application hosted entirely for free with MongoDB. You’ll be amazed at how easy it is!

And as a bonus, you will also have a great path forward to take advantage of other fantastic features such as MongoDB Charts and MongoDB Atlas Search.

Course Prerequisites: Attendees need only bring their laptop with the below installed:
  • Git
  • npm
  • nodemon
  • Your favorite JavaScript editor

Speakers
avatar for Karen Huaulme

Karen Huaulme

Developer Advocate, MongoDB
Karen Huaulmé (pronounced “You-Old-Maid” - but with no d’s) is a Developer Advocate based out of Austin, Texas where she helps unleash developers' creativity and productivity across all aspects of data and technology. Prior to joining the MongoDB team, Karen spent most of her... Read More →
avatar for Brian Leonard

Brian Leonard

Principal Solutions Architect, MongoDB
Brian Leonard is a Solutions Architect at MongoDB where he is responsible for helping customers gain a competitive advantage through the design of agile, reliable and scalable systems. Prior to joining MongoDB, Brian served in many engineering roles at Sun Microsystems and Oracle... Read More →
avatar for Robbert Kauffman

Robbert Kauffman

Senior Solutions Architect, MongoDB


Tuesday June 9, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
Tutorial - Community Cafe