CouchDB Weekly News, September 8, 2016


Major Discussions

Getting libraries to test RCs (see thread)

Jan makes a suggestion to open issues on all the CouchDB-compatible client software to test Release Candidates.

Releases in the CouchDB Universe


Opinions and other News in the PouchDB Universe

CouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

Stack Overflow:

no public answer yet:

PouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

Use Case:

Stack Overflow:

no public answer 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!

  • “Here’s the problem: You treat humor like a nice thing that happens, oh, whenever. But scientific research is showing giggles, guffaws, and jokes are far too important to be left to chance. We’re gonna learn the best ways to use humor to make you happier, healthier, more successful at work and even to improve your relationships.” – The scientific proof that laughing is really good for you
  • “If you’ve seen the internet going kind of crazy for a game called The Trail for the past 24 hours, it’s because Kongregate dropped it into soft-launch like a sack of hot coals. The Trail looks to be more of a ‘chill-out’ kind of game with easy, exploratory gameplay, in which you travel across different locations collecting/crafting items before eventually building up a community.” – The Trail: A Frontier Journey is a relaxing game about travelling and making your fortune
  • “[The] so-called “stress response” is a normal reaction to threatening situations, honed in our prehistory to help us survive threats like an animal attack or a flood. Today, we rarely face these physical dangers, but challenging situations in daily life can set off the stress response. We can’t avoid all sources of stress in our lives, nor would we want to. But we can develop healthier ways of responding to them.” – Six relaxation techniques to reduce stress
  • “They claim the Yeelight is capable of producing 16 million different colors. Obviously, there’s no way I can verify that, but you do have an impressive variety of colors to choose from. If you’re using the lamp as a reading light, you’re most likely going to stick with white, but you do have an entire rainbow to play with, if that’s your thing.” – The Yeelight Brings a Soothing Rainbow to Your Bedside
  • “Meetings (also known by their full name, ‘Meetings Ughhh’) are literally putting us to sleep. One in three people reported falling asleep or feeling drowsy during a work meeting, according to the results of a survey the hotel company Hilton released today (Sept. 7).” – It’s not just you: A new survey confirms meetings are putting people to sleep

… and also in the news

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