A Practical Introduction to RethinkDB

There’s a tutorial writing contest in hack.guides(). Basically, you have to write a tutorial using one (or more) of the following APIs:

So I chose RethinkDB as the topic of my first article.

You can read it here.

First, I explain the basics of RethinkDB and at then end, there a simple application as an example of how to develop a real-time application using Node.js, RethinkDB’s changefeeds and Socket.IO.

This is the Github repository for the application and if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me.


The following companies has joined the contest:

Got any questions or comments? Drop me a message on Twitter (@eh3rrera).