CouchDB Weekly News, February 10, 2015

CouchDB IRC Meeting

The next CouchDB IRC Meeting will take place on February 18th, 8pm GMT (you can check your local time e.g. here). Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting. If you have anything to put on the agenda, please reply to this email or mention it at the start of the meeting. The meeting will take place in irc://, you can also access it online by following this link.

Major Discussions

Mango working on CouchDB Master (see thread)

Mango has just been enabled in CouchDB Master, so you can now play with it. You should be able to follow this example.

Release of CouchDB 2.0? (SEE THREAD)

Question: A user asked about the expected release date or time frame for CouchDB 2.0

Answer: There is no official release date yet, especially since there is still some work to be done – e.g. the setup topics and also documentation are not yet finished (in parts not even started). You can of course already test CouchDB 2.0 in the Developer Preview.

CouchDB-Scala – a new purely functional Scala client for CouchDB (see thread)

The first public release of CouchDB-Scala has been announced – a purely functional Scala client for CouchDB. You can find the project on GitHub, a few details and notes about it are in the Wiki.

Releases in the CouchDB Universe

Opinions and other News in the CouchDB Universe

Use Cases, Questions and Answers

No public answer yet:

For more new questions and answers about CouchDB, see these search results.

Get involved!

If you want to get into working on CouchDB:

  • We have an infinite number of open contributor positions on CouchDB. Submit a pull request and join the project!
  • CouchDB has a new wiki. Help us move content from the old to the new one!
  • Can you help with Web Design, Development or UX for our Admin Console? No Erlang skills required! – Get in touch with us.
  • Do you want to help moving the CouchDB docs translation forward? We’d love to have you in our L10n team! See our current status and languages we’d like to provide CouchDB docs in on this page. If you’d like to help, don’t hesitate to contact the L10n mailing list on or ping Andy Wenk (awenkhh on IRC).

We’d be happy to have you on board!


Job Opportunities for people with CouchDB skills

Time to relax!

  • “Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start working on developing a morning routine and trying different versions of it. But we seem to forget that what productive people – those who work each day to achieve what they want and have hacked so many areas of their life – do before they go to bed is as important.”10 Things to do before you go to Bed
  • “Many Americans spend a minimum of eight hours per day sitting in an office, but we observed significant physical and mental health benefits in subjects after just one instance of standing up, walking out the door, and never coming back to their place of work again, … .” – Health Experts Recommend Standing Up At Desk, Leaving Office, Never Coming Back

… and also in the News

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