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Making a Node + MongoDB App on DigitalOcean

Updated on July 14, 2021
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By Chris Sev

Sr Developer Advocate

Making a Node + MongoDB App on DigitalOcean


About the Talk

Node.js and MongoDB are a perfect pair when developing applications. The ability to switch between JavaScript objects and JSON makes development seamless. Harness the power of this combination by building a Node app from scratch using Express, and connecting to the database using Mongoose.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to build a Node app
  • How to create a MongoDB database
  • How to connect Node and MongoDB

This Talk Is Designed For

  • JavaScript developers that want to store data
  • Developers that want to see how Node apps persist data


  • JavaScript knowledge
  • Node knowledge
  • Database knowledge


Express: a fast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework for Node.js Mongoose: an elegant MongoDB object modeling for Node.js MongoDB Node.JS driver: official MongoDB Node.js driver that allows Node.js applications to connect to MongoDB and work with data

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About the authors
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Chris Sev


Sr Developer Advocate

Founder of Slapping the keyboard until good things happen.

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