In this episode we’re shining our maintainer spotlight on Valeri Karpov. Val has been the solo maintainer of Mongoose since 2014. This episode with Val continues our maintainer spotlight series where we dig deep into the life of an open source software maintainer. We’re producing this series in partnership with Tidelift. Huge thanks to Tidelift for making this series possible.
This is a nice rundown of the technical clues indicating that DocumentDB might be powered by Postgres.
PostgreSQL isn’t the only DBMS that scales writes vertically and reads horizontally via replication, but when you add this all up, especially some of the specific limitations, I think it makes a pretty compelling argument that PostgreSQL is the engine powering AWS DocumentDB.
You can use this web app as a boilerplate for building your own SaaS product. The app has many common SaaS features, so you can focus on the features that differentiate your product.
As with most boilerplates, this is opinionated about its stack, which features:
React, Material-UI, Next, MobX, Express, Mongoose, MongoDB, Typescript
From Kelly Burke:
You can use this web app to write and sell books on your own domain. We use it for our own book, which teaches you how to build the app from scratch: https://builderbook.org/book
Pretty cool. Writing your documentation or book in Mardown is amazing for a lot of writers. The reading experience on the web could be a bit better, but the app comes with all the third-party integrations you’d want to sell your book.
a command-line cryptocurrency trading bot using Node.js and MongoDB.
This is on version 4, so a boat load of effort has been invested in this tool. In light of that, I find this statement from their README funny and somewhat sad:
Zenbot 4 is functional, but is having trouble reliably making profit. At this point, I would recommend against trading with large amounts …