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LAMPsig talk tomorrow: A practical intro to web development with MongoDB & NodeJS: When, Why and How

Jorge G.
user 8263137
Reseda, CA
Hello everyone,

Below you will find the details of the LAMPsig talk for this Saturday:
Topic: A practical intro to web development with MongoDB & NodeJS: When, Why and How

Date: October 20, 2012
Time: 1PM - 3PM

Tom Bradley Youth and Family Center
5213 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Please RSVP at:


Big Data, Huge Data and Humongous Data are all those new terms thrown around today to describe the present and future state of the web. But what if you just wanted to start, in fact, what if you just wanted to start small to wrap your head around these concepts? In this talk you will learn a practical way to getting started with MongoDB and NodeJS including:

  • Installation of MongoDB.
  • Connecting to MongoDB
  • Comparison of commands between MongoDB and a relational databases like MySQL.
  • Adding, removing, updating and selecting data with MongoDB.
  • Using MongoDB with a programming language.
  • Replicating data across several servers.
  • Building a web API with NodeJS & MongoDB
  • and much more.

Knowing when, why and how to use MongoDB and NodeJS is a valuable skill to have in this market and whether you are a beginner, intermediate or seasoned developer, you’ll acquire enough knowledge to prepare you for the humongous benefits that MongoDB and NodeJS offers.

About the speaker:

Jorge Garifuna is a Professional Software Developer and Consultant with over 15 years of industry experience. His portfolio of technologies include but are not limited to various programming languages, Web 2.0, a diverse number of Frameworks, countless of databases and the latest and greatest in Mobile for popular platforms such as IOS, Android and BlackBerry, among many.

Over the years, Jorge has successfully Designed, Developed and Deployed (DDD) software in the areas of E-Commerce, Project Management, Content Management Systems (CMS), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to name a few. His technologies have been used by many consumers, employees and businesses.

Jorge prides himself as a happy contributor to various Open Source Projects, including the ATK Framework and vTiger CRM to name a few. He has also given various presentations in the topics of: Joomla CMS; ATK Framework; Wordpress; ELGG Social Network Framework; Integration of Linux, Apache, MySQL, SQLite with Mkahawa Cyber Manager and PHP; and Mobile Development for Web, IOS Native and Android Native.

Jorge joined LAMPsig over six years ago and is currently serving as the president of this dynamic LAMP community group.

Please RSVP at:

Kind regards,


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