Archive for the ‘mongodb’ Category

Building a Facebook Chat Bot with Node and Heroku

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At last year's f8 conference, Facebook launched the Messenger Platform, giving developers the ability to create bots that could have a conversation with people on Messenger or from a Facebook Page. With bots, app owners can better engage with their us...

Deploy Your Own REST API in 30 Mins Using mLabs and Heroku

This article was first published on the Heroku Dev Center The MEAN stack is a popular web development stack made up of MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js. MEAN has gained popularity because it allows developers to program in JavaScript on both th...

Creating a GraphQL Server with Node.js and MongoDB

Requesting data from the server on the client side is not a new concept. It allows an application to load data without having to refresh the page. This is most used in single page applications, which instead of getting a rendered page from the server, ...

Write Better Queries with Breeze.js

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This article was peer reviewed by Agbonghama Collins. Thanks to all of SitePoint’s peer reviewers for making SitePoint content the best it can be! Data volumes are growing rapidly and they are becoming more complex to maintain. Many developers want t...

Caching a MongoDB Database with Redis

Today, performance is one of the most important metrics you need to evaluate when developing a web service. Keeping customers engaged is critical to any company, especially startups, and for this reason it is extremely important to improve the performa...

Introduction to the MEAN Stack

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It was a long time ago since the acronym LAMP (Linux Apache MySql PHP) was created. Today another very common stack is the MEAN stack. Probably not all of you know what that the acronym “MEAN” stands for, so let's start with the basic. MEAN stands ...