CouchDB Weekly News, May 19, 2016

Board Report

Jan Lehnardt shared the May 2016 Board Report with the mailing list this week.

Styleguide for Fauxton

Courtesy of Justin McDavid and the Cloudant development team at IBM Cloudant, there is now a working style guide for Fauxton!

Major Discussions

Post on Trigger (see thread)

This email discussion comes from new contributor Reddy, proposing the use of triggers to post arbitrary JSON to arbitrary endpoints.

Releases in the CouchDB Universe

  • blue-cot 2.0.2 (Node) – bluebird promise-based CouchDB library with no surprises (in a good way)
  • couchdb_connector 0.3.0 (Erlang) – A connector for CouchDB with support for views and authentication.
  • couchdb-client 1.0.8 (Node) – A simple CouchDB client
  • couchdb-wedge 0.0.0 (Node) – CLI and node modules for doing bulk operations like deleting all databases on a server or replicating all databases from one server to another.
  • md-to-couch 0.3.1 (Node) – Converts list of markdown files with front matter into a CouchDB compatible JSON object, one document per file
  • poms 1.2.2 (Ruby Gem) – Interface to POMS CouchDB API
  • well-groomed-feast 9.2.5 (Node) – Voicemail Application for FreeSwitch with CouchDB back-end


Opinions and other News in the CouchDB Universe

… and in the PouchDB Universe

CouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

Use Case:

  • StackEdit – Online Markdown Editor that syncs withCouchDB, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.

Stack Overflow:

no public answer yet:

PouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

no public answer on Stack Overflow yet:

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

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!
  • Do you want to help us with the work on the new CouchDB website? Get in touch on our new website mailing list and join the website team! –
  • The CouchDB advocate marketing programme is just getting started. Join us in CouchDB’s Advocate Hub!
  • 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 welcome you on board!


Job opportunities for people with CouchDB skills

Time to relax!

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