Building Your First App with Perl and MongoDB by Mike Friedman

  • January 16, 2013 · 6:30 PM

This talk introduces the basic concepts of MongoDB, a document-oriented database, and the Perl MongoDB API. We will use MongoDB and Mojolicious::Lite to put together a simple web-based library application. When we're done, you will have a good sense of how MongoDB differs from traditional relational databases and what kinds of projects are possible.

Those who wish to follow along should have Mojolicious::Lite and MongoDB.pm installed, and have basic familiarity with git and github. (A github repo URL will be provided prior to the meetup.)

About the speaker:

Mike FriedmanMike Friedman is a Perl Engineer & Evangelist at 10gen, the MongoDB company. Mike is the current maintainer of the Perl MongoDB driver and is the author of a number of other CPAN modules, including Redis::Client. Prior to 10gen, Mike has hacked Perl at a number of New York-based high-tech startups, as well as media and educational services companies.

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  • martinheinsdorf

    Mike Friedman's talk had excellent content and pace. I've heard about MongoDB before, but it never "clicked" until now. Studying the demo programs from GitHub beforehand helped a lot. David Golden's mini-talk was also very useful, and convinced me to try MongoDB with Mongoose.

    January 17, 2013

  • David G.

    Depending on time and interest, I may give a short "bonus talk" on how I've been using MongoDB with Mongoose and Dancer. Demo repository is here:

    https://github.com/dagolden/zzz-nypm-dancer-demo

    I won't be reviewing it in detail, but will highlight the MongoDB parts.

    January 16, 2013

  • Mike F.

    Hi folks,

    If you're interested in following along, clone this github project:

    https://github.com/friedo/mongo-library

    Slides will be posted to Slideshare as well.

    January 14, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      already started hacking on it

      January 15, 2013

  • Mike F.

    BTW, there will also be PIZZA!!!!!

    January 14, 2013

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