CouchDB Weekly News, June 2, 2016


Releases in the CouchDB Universe


Opinions and other News in the CouchDB Universe

… and in the PouchDB Universe

CouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

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PouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

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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!

  • “The background sound of the ships have done almost as much to build their respective worlds as the sets themselves, even if you don’t normally notice them. Since we don’t actually know what a warp drive would sound like, these hums and drones are created by sound effects editors who take tones from a number of sources to create some of the most recognizable spaceship sounds around.” – Exploring the Secrets of Soothing Spaceship Sound
  • “The researchers discovered that neurotic people found “high-anxiety” situations to be more calming for their minds. In another experiment, Newman and Brucks ran a soothing ocean wave soundtrack followed by a tape of honking horns. Surprise: neurotics didn’t find the blare of taxi cab horns annoying. Actually, they found it rather satisfying.” – Why Some People Find Crowded Cities Relaxing—And Others Don’t
  • “Some of the most innovative game designers have been experimenting with games that either offer alternatives to action, or subvert the expected flow of, say, an action game. Here are a list of games that, in some way or another, will put you in a clearer headspace.” – 8 Relaxing Video Games To Help You Decompress After ‘Overwatch’ Binging
  • “No matter how active the resident of northern Thailand’s Elephant Nature Park may be, hearing the lullaby sung by her trainer Lek will instantly lull her into a deep, fitful sleep, as if she were a tiny infant as opposed to gargantuan land mammal.” – This Elephant Is No Match For The Soothing Sounds Of A Lullaby
  • “Had a busy day? Tired of life in general? Netflix has heard the cries of stressed-out people everywhere, and is now streaming Bob Ross’ calming painting videos to accompany your chill-out sofa sessions. That’s right, the full Beauty is Everywhere collection is now available on the streaming service.” – Netflix now streaming calming painter Bob Ross to remind us that it’s totally fine to be friends with a tree

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