SacInteractive is a monthly meetup where we discuss "all things web and mobile development" related. The topic rotates each month -- anything from AngularJS to Unity video game development and everything in between.

This Month: "Developing Applications With Golang and MongoDB"

When developing modern applications with the Go programming language (Golang), almost always will you be using native data structures to represent the data that you work with. In many scenarios, those data structures have nested components to them, making them less than ideal to use when working with a flat formatted relational database.

This is where MongoDB and a NoSQL document model can help with the development process.

MongoDB stores data as BSON, which is binary JSON, a format that can be mapped quite easily to data structures within Go. Being able to mutate complex data within the database, execute queries, and engage with the data without having to do any code-lengthy transformations is a huge benefit to application development.

In this session, we’re going to see how to use the Go programming language to establish a connection to a MongoDB cluster and then perform create, retrieve, update, and delete (CRUD) operations to work with the data.


Nic Raboy - Senior Developer Advocate at MongoDB

About the Speaker

Nic Raboy is an advocate of modern web and mobile development technologies. He has experience in Java, JavaScript, Golang and a variety of frameworks such as Angular, NativeScript, and Apache Cordova. Nic writes about his development experiences related to making web and mobile development easier to understand.

Wednesday February 19

at Hacker Lab

2533 R Street

Sacramento, CA


FREE and open to everyone!

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