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

  • Mar 18, 2013 · 7:00 PM
  • Q

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

SUMMARY:

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 also currently serves as the president LAMPsig, a dynamic LAMP community group (http://www.meetup.com/LAMPsig/).

Food and drinks will be provided by Q

SCHEDULE:
7:00 - 7:30 Meet & Greet/Refreshments
7:30 - 8:30 Presentation
8:30 - 9:00 Q&A/Networking

ADDRESS:
Q
6080 Center Drive Suite 925
Los Angeles, CA 90045

MAP: http://goo.gl/maps/sAmH

PARKING: Plentiful parking is available at the Howard Hughes Promenade across the street for a $2. Avoid the parking structure behind 6080 Center Drive - it's crazy expensive.

SECURITY: there is a security desk in the lobby, in case they ask, let them know you’re going to Q’s office at suite 925

We look forward to seeing you there!

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