An Introduction to MongoDB — SitePoint – Website Design Article

MongoDB is a cross-platform, open-source, NoSQL database, used by many modern Node-based web applications to persist data. In this beginner-friendly tutorial, I’ll demonstrate how to install Mongo, then start using it to store and query data. I’ll also look at how to interact with a Mongo database from within a Node program, and also highlight some of the differences between Mongo and a traditional relational database (such as MySQL) along the way. What Is MongoDB? MongoDB is a document-oriented database.…

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Thinking in React Hooks: Building an App With Embedded Analytics – Website Design Article

Get hooked on React Hooks You may have noticed that React Hooks, introduced in the React’s 16.8.0 release, have been received by the web dev community very diversely. Some warmly embraced this new way to reuse stateful logic between components, while some strongly criticized it. One thing can be said for sure — React Hooks are an incredibly hot topic now. This is confirmed by the number of articles, tutorials, video courses, and project samples on the subject. My goal…

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Non-relational Databases and Supporting Mixed Workloads — SitePoint – Website Design Article

This article was created in partnership with MongoDB. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Suppose that you’re building an e-commerce platform and as part of the exercise, you need to come up with a new data architecture for inventory management. You need to support fast, transactional workloads to actually keep track of inventory in near real-time. The business would also like to be able to answer questions such as “based on historical data, when should we…

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