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Name

mongodb-rest - REST server for MongoDB

Description

This is a REST server for MongoDB using Node, using the native node.js MongoDB driver.

Major update, now using Express

Installation

Installation is now via npm: npm install mongodb-rest. After that you can just issue mongodb-rest on the command line and the server should start.

Notes

Supported REST requests:

  • GET /db/collection - Returns all documents
  • GET /db/collection?query=%7B%22isDone%22%3A%20false%7D - Returns all documents satisfying query
  • GET /db/collection?query=%7B%22isDone%22%3A%20false%7D&limit=2&skip=2 - Ability to add options to query (limit, skip, etc)
  • GET /db/collection/id - Returns document with id
  • POST /db/collection - Insert new document in collection (document in POST body)
  • PUT /db/collection/id - Update document with id (updated document in PUT body)
  • DELETE /db/collection/id - Delete document with id

Flavors:

  • Setup "sproutcore" as flavor, it will then change _id as returned by MongoDB into guid, as used by SproutCore, this allows for simpler DataSources.

Content Type:

  • Please make sure application/json is used as Content-Type when using POST/PUT with request body's.

Testing

Testing is now done using expresso. Just run expresso -s in the main folder. The SproutCore test needs to be run separately at the moment.

Future

  • REST - PUT /db/collection - Update whole collection with changes in PUT body
  • Other useful commands (quit, reconnect, addUser, removeUser, etc)

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