Mongoose for Application Development is a practical, hands-on guide that takes you from installing the technology stack through the steps of developing a web application. It covers the key features of Mongoose and how to use them to rapidly develop a Node.js and MongoDB application.
This book introduces the full technology stack of Node.js, MongoDB, Express, and Mongoose. It will take you through the process of building an application on this stack with a focus on how Mongoose makes the process quicker and easier.
Using practical examples throughout, Mongoose for Application Development not only teaches you about the concepts of Mongoose, but walks through how to use them to build a real-life application.
What you will learn from this book
Learn the different methods of using Mongoose to connect to a database
Learn to define schemas and building data models
Interact with data using schema methods
Create databases, collections, and data
Query the database to find specific data
Edit, save, and delete data
Validate data using Mongoose validators
Use population to link datasets
Use sub-documents and nested schemas to provide data depth
Get to grips with code efficiency through re-usable plugins
This book is a mini tutorial full of code examples and strategies to give you plenty of options when building your own applications with MongoDB.
Who this book is written for
This book is ideal for people who want to develop applications on the Node.js stack quickly and efficiently. Prior knowledge of the stack is not essential as the book briefly covers the installation of the core components and builds all aspects of the example application. The focus of the book is on what Mongoose adds to you applications, so experienced Node.js developers will also benefit.