Category: rethinkdb

Horizon: A Scalable Backend Perfect for JavaScript Mobile Apps

Horizon is a scalable backend for cross-platform, JavaScript based mobile apps, especially those needing realtime functionality. It was built by the awesome people at RethinkDB and so uses RethinkDB as the default database. If you’re not familiar with RethinkDB, it’s an open-source database with realtime ca...

Realtime App Development with RethinkDB and React Native

A realtime app keeps a user up-to-date with the information they want to know, when they need it. A user doesn’t need to constantly refresh a window to get the latest updates, a server behind the app will push updates to the app automatically. In this tutorial I’m going to show how to create a realtime news...

How to Use RethinkDB with Node.js Applications

One of the most common task for a web application is to save data. Without the ability to store data, users would not be able to customize their preferences for an application, organize their data, or achieve similar tasks. For a long time, the web has relied on relational database to save information. For example, on ...