Category Archives: MongoDB

Bringing together Docker, Grunt, Maven, EmberJS & MongoDB

Abstract : Will it work? … How can I be sure? … Am I forgetting something? … questions that pile up slowly and ruin our confidence once we cannot clearly answer them. For reasons like these we write tests – to be confident, to be certain, to sleep better. Yet, writing tests is one part of the problem. Getting them executed in an environment close to the production one is another . … and so, more questions pile up : How do we keep a snapshot of our production environment for testing purposes? What if our app needs to run in different environments? Can we keep multiple virtual environment snapshots? How many? Can we have test parallelization? Is the sandboxing guaranteed? and so on, and so on …

In this post, we are going to take a look at orchestrating Maven, Grunt & Docker to provide the basis for setting up integration tests.

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Posted by on June 17, 2014 in Docker, EmberJS, Grunt, Guice, Java, Jetty, Jongo, MongoDB


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MongoDB With Jongo – Sleeves Up!

Abstract : In this post you will find a brief introduction to Jongo – a fast, easy-to-use, Java-based querying library for MongoDB. There are plenty of articles discussing MongoDB around the Internet and it’s documentation is quite good. Thus, here you won’t find any introduction to MongoDB nor am I going to convince you to use it or not. In this article I’m going to show you that querying MongoDB from Java can be easy. Don’t be afraid from the size of the post, most of it is simple code and data samples.

Goal : Basic use of Jongo for querying MongoDB.

Acknowledgement : My gratitude goes to the open source community and especially to:

Benoit Guérout creator of Jongo

Yves Amsellem co-creator of Jongo

Xavier Bourguignon for his open-mind and open-heart

Code : You can download the full source of the project from GitHub

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Posted by on June 3, 2013 in Java, Jongo, MongoDB


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