Ruby on Rails Web Services and Integration with MongoDB (Coursera)
In this course, we will explore MongoDB, a very popular NoSQL database and Web Services concepts and integrate them both with Ruby on Rails. MongoDB is a used to handle documents with a pre-defined schema which will give the developers an ability to store, process and use data using it’s rich API. The modules will go in-depth from installation to CRUD operations, aggregation, indexing, GridFS and various other topics where we continuously integrate MongoDB with RailsRuby.
We will be covering the interface to MongoDB using the Mongo Ruby API and the Mongoid ORM framework (the MongoDB access counterpart to RDBMS/ActiveRecord within Rails). The last portion of the course will focus on Web Services with emphasis on REST, its architectural style and integration of Web Services with Rails. Core concepts of Web Services like request/response, filters, data representation (XML/JSON), web linking and best practices will covered in depth.
This course is ideal for students and professionals who have some programming experience and a
working knowledge of databases.
Ruby on Rails Web Services and Integration with MongoDB is course 3 of 6 in the Ruby on Rails Web Development Specialisation.
Week 1: Introduction to MongoDB, MongoDB-Ruby API, and CRUD
Week 2: Aggregation Framework, Performance, and Advanced MongoDB
Week 3: Mongoid
Week 4: Web Services
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