CouchDB Weekly News, May 18, 2017

Major Discussions

[Lazy Consensus] Move from JIRA to GitHub Issues (see thread)

Joan Touzet proposes that it’s now time to move from JIRA to GitHub Issues.

2.1 (see thread)

Jan Lehnardt proposes preparing the 2.1.x branch early next week.

Releases in the CouchDB Universe

  • nomiepy 0.1 (Python) – A straightforward utility for retreiving Nomie data via CouchDB
  • relaxo 1.0.1 (Ruby) – Relaxo provides a set of tools and interfaces for interacting with CouchDB.
  • spicy-action 9.1.2 – Web proxy for CouchDB and others, plus Socket.IO relay

PouchDB

Opinions and other News in the CouchDB Universe

CouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

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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! – www@couchdb.apache.org
  • 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 l10n@couchdb.apache.org or ping Andy Wenk (awenkhh on IRC).

We’d be happy to welcome you on board!

Events

Job opportunities for people with CouchDB skills

Time to relax!

  • “Yes, sharing that moment through your lens is great, but if you don’t enjoy it you can’t expect others to. Sometimes we forget to put ourselves first.” – Should Photography Be Relaxing?
  • “Wells placed a camera underwater at the bottom of a bucket and filmed the animals as they came to take a sip. The video, posted on Friday, stars a variety of furry and feathery critters, including a rabbit named George with a notch in his ear. In case you’re concerned, Wells rescued the floating bees seen at the beginning.” – Relaxing underwater video shows cute animals drinking
  • “It may not accomplish much, but nothing is as satisfying as a good wallow on your couch. If you actually want to feel better, though, remembering happy memories are a better coping mechanism than venting about everything wrong with your life.” – Happy Memories Really Are Relaxing According To Study, So Staying Positive Is Backed By Science
  • “It’s maybe hard to imagine now, but there was once a time when New York was a tranquil place, an island of lush greenery and singing birds and majestic mountain lions sipping out of clear freshwater ponds. That foreign-sounding land was known as Mannahatta—Lenape for ‘the island of many hills’—where the equivalent of noisy garbage men was the croaking bullfrog, which seems much preferable but really did drive some people crazy.” – Experience The Soothing Sounds Of 17th-Century Manhattan
  • “If you’re really looking to geek out over the benefits of meditation, researchers are currently exploring how meditation practices can change your brain’s gray and white matter (the part of your brain that’s in charge of all muscle control, sight, hearing, memory, emotions, speech, decision making, and self-control).” – 10 Meditation Tips from the Soothing Voice Behind the Headspace App

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CouchDB Weekly News, May 11, 2017

Releases in the CouchDB Universe

PouchDB

Opinions and other News in the CouchDB 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! – www@couchdb.apache.org
  • 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 l10n@couchdb.apache.org or ping Andy Wenk (awenkhh on IRC).

We’d be happy to welcome you on board!

New Committer

  • Jonathan Hall (Apache ID: flimzy, IRC nick: flimzy) has been elected as a CouchDB committer. Welcome to CouchDB, Jonathan!

Events

Job opportunities for people with CouchDB skills

Time to relax with nature facts

  • “Just when you think nature can’t get any weirder, you see a video a clam doggedly burying itself in the sand before squirting a jet of inky black water out of a rubbery little hole in its body.” – Weird video of a squirting clam proves nature needs to be stopped
  • “To LeHoullier, what’s in the name of an heirloom tomato is a fascinating history of the conscientious gardeners who passed seeds through succeeding generations. He compares this to six degrees of separation: If any link in the chain had been broken, these tomatoes, cherished relics of the gardening world, would have been lost for all time.” – The epic stories behind 6 heirloom tomatoes
  • “Under the microscope, ivory reveals its molecular structure: a three-dimensional collagen scaffolding filled with hydroxyl apatite minerals and water. Vollrath aimed to understand this distinct makeup well enough to improve upon the plastic-based substitutes that currently exist with a truly ‘biologically inspired’ replica. ‘We’re still struggling to understand why it’s such a tough material.’” – Appalled by the Illegal Trade in Elephant Ivory, a Biologist Decided to Make His Own
  • “Lava lakes on Earth are vast cauldrons of molten rock that you should definitely not throw your trash into. But as terrifyingly impressive as terrestrial lava lakes are, they have absolutely nothing on Loki Patera. Located on Jupiter’s moon Io, this lava lake is 127 miles across and covers over 8,300 square miles—that’s larger than Lake Ontario.” – We just got an up-close look at the largest lava lake in the solar system
  • “At first, explorers thought that the color came from red algae, a report from Science Alert said. Eventually, scientists figured out that the iron-rich salty water (brine) was responsible for the color. When the iron comes into contact with air, it oxidizes and transforms into red, just like rust. No one knows where the Blood Falls water came from, though.” – ‘Blood Falls’: Solving the Mystery of Antartica’s Eeriest Waterfalls

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