At the Forge - CouchDB

Getting started with CouchDB, an increasingly popular non-relational database.
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CouchDB is an increasingly popular non-relational database, offering a great deal of flexibility in storage and retrieval. This month, I explained how to create databases in CouchDB and do basic storage and retrieval using both the Web-based Futon interface and curl. Next month, I will demonstrate writing JavaScript functions that process and display the data, demonstrating the true power of CouchDB.

Reuven M. Lerner is a longtime Web developer, architect and trainer. He is a PhD candidate in learning sciences at Northwestern University, researching the design and analysis of collaborative on-line communities. Reuven lives with his wife and three children in Modi'in, Israel.

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Jacques's picture

The quotes issue is more shell related than anything to do with curl or json.

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