CouchDB Weekly News, January 12, 2017

Releases in the CouchDB Universe

  • couchdb_connector 0.4.5 (Elixir) – A connector for CouchDB with support for views and authentication.
  • davenport 1.0.4 – A CouchDB client for simplifying common tasks like get, list, create, update and delete. Comes complete with full TypeScript definitions.
  • spicy-action 8.2.0 – HTTP(S) proxy & Socket.IO relay for CouchDB and others
  • tor_async_couchdb 0.50.0 (Python) – Tornado Async Client for CouchDB


Opinions and other News in the CouchDB Universe

… and in the PouchDB Universe

CouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

Use Case:

  • pzgps – Read GPS data from a PiZero in a single page web app via a WebSocket

Stack Overflow:

no public answer yet:

PouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

Use Case:

  • – Text-editor-like week planner, Tab key completes tasks, PouchDB persistent storage, wrapped with Electron.

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!

New Committer

  • Michael Hall (IRC nick: mhall119, Twitter: @mhall119) has been elected as a CouchDB committer. Welcome to CouchDB, Michael!


Job opportunities for people with CouchDB skills

Time to relax with these mesmerizing videos of stuff being made!

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