MongoDB’s first MOOC on edX.org will give learners an introduction to this popular toolkit.
The MEAN Stack enables developers to rapidly prototype and deploy performance web and mobile apps.
- M = MongoDB: the popular database
- E = Express.js: a lightweight web application framework
MongoDB accounts for more than half of NoSQL mentions on LinkedIn profiles and is an in-demand skill for hiring managers across enterprises and startups. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to build your first app on MongoDB. As a course project, we’ll build an ecommerce application. This course is taught by Valeri Karpov, the MongoDB engineer who develops Mongoose and who coined the term “MEAN Stack.”
With MongoDB, developers can store documents in a JSON-like format, write JSON queries on the ExpressJS and NodeJS based server, and seamlessly pass JSON documents to the AngularJS frontend.
We are excited to connect with the edX global learning community and explore the MEAN Stack together.
Join us and register today.
Shannon Bradshaw is Director, Engineering — Education Products at MongoDB. In this capacity he provides vision for and manages development of MongoDB University online, the MongoDB instructor-led training curriculum, MongoDB Documentation, and the MongoDB Certification program. Shannon holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Northwestern University. Prior to MongoDB, Shannon was an Assistant Professor in the Business School at The University of Iowa and then Chair and Associate Professor of Computer Science at Drew University. Throughout his career in academia, Shannon consulted as a software engineer with several financial services firms and tech startups.
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