CouchDB Weekly News, November 10, 2016

Releases in the CouchDB Universe


  • underpouch 0.4.0 – Underscore API for querying & modifying documents in a PouchDB.

Opinions and other News in the CouchDB Universe

… and in the PouchDB Universe

CouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

Use Case:

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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 guide speaks for itself, but while some of them seem a little silly (like sniffing a cup of coffee in the morning to help you wake up pleasantly) others actually work wonders if you’re in the habit of doing them (like taking some alone time to clear your head after a busy day at work, or calling someone you love to de-stress after a tough day.) It also suggests a few things you should absolutely avoid, like ending the day on a negative note, or leaving the office without tying up loose ends that will keep you stressed long after you’ve gone home for the night.” – 50 Ways to Relax Without Spending a Dime
  • “The ethereal video titled ‘Kingdom of Colours’ by Thomas Blanchard contains a montage of vibrant shapes, moving paint, and soap liquid that will put you to sleep. The video was posted on Vimeo five days ago, yet seems as if it was made to get through the chaos of today.” – Let this soothing short film calm your rattled, post-election nerves
  • “Just as there are billions and billions of stars in our Milky Way galaxy, there are billions and billions of voices here on our little home planet, Earth. The voices swarm the airwaves, our televisions, social media, and of course, our heads. And while it can all be a bit overwhelming at times, there is one voice out of those billions, which, while no longer with us in body, will forever sooth us in spirit. And that is the endlessly optimistic, sane, and scientific voice of astronomer, physicist, and science communicator, Carl Sagan.” – Happy Carl Sagan Day: Let’s All Listen To a Soothing Voice of Sanity
  • “In general, tracks without lyrics are the most ideal for anyone looking to de-stress. These types of songs don’t engage the brain’s language center, and they allow listeners to carry on other tasks while harnessing the power of a steady rhythm in the background. They’re also best for listening while at work.” – The Quartz playlist of music scientifically proven to soothe your election anxiety
  • “If you’re anything like me you’re sitting here confused, betrayed, sleep deprived, angry, hurt, and clutching your eighth caffeinated beverage of the day. It still feels surreal, but it’s the reality. And this election just feels like the culmination and cementing of so much negativity, so much divisiveness, so much hate, it can be easy to feel like just giving up. Don’t.” – 15 Ways To Cope With Post-Election Stress

… and also in the news

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