All posts by Laura Czajkowski, Developer Community Manager, Couchbase

Laura Czajkowski is the Snr. Developer Community Manager at Couchbase overseeing the community, our incentive programs, Experts and Champions group, meetups, and defining our presence at developer events. She’s also responsible for our monthly developer newsletter and engaging with our community in various forms. Laura has been active in Open Source communities since 2000 and has been involved in various activities, including leading and organising conferences on software testing, documentation, and advocacy. Laura is an Open Source advocate and regular conference speaker who is passionate about getting people – everyone from primary school students to technology professionals – involved in Open Source communities both on IRC and in face-to-face discussions, she is easily found online at @czajkowski on twitter and on freenode.

Get to know our Couchbase Community Meet – Shivansh Srivastava

In our latest interview for Get to Know Our Couchbase Community Champions, we meet Shivansh Srivastava from Delhi, India. Tell us about yourself and what you do in your daily role? I consider myself to be a polyglot developer and a...

FakeIt Series 3 of 5: Lean Models through Definitions

Definitions are a way of creating reusable set(s) within your model. It allows you to define a set of properties / values one time, referencing them multiple times throughout your model. Definitions in a FakeIt model are very similar to...

Get to know our Couchbase Community Meet – Abbas Ahmed

Meet this week’s Couchbase Community Champion – Abbas Ahmed from Rentalcars.com in Manchester! Where are you based and what do you like to do in your spare time? I am based in Manchester, U.K., which is also my birthplace and...

FakeIt Series 2 of 5: Shared Data and Dependencies

There are tons of random data generators available, a simple Google Search will give you more than enough to choose from. However, almost all of these have the same frustrating flaw, which is they can only ever deal with a...

FakeIt Series 1 of 5: Generating Fake Data

There are countless blog posts on data modeling, key and document patterns. All of these posts give a great introduction into how to structure and model your documents in Couchbase, but none of them tell you what to do next....

Get to know our Couchbase Community Meet – Ian Merrington

In this week’s Get to Know Our Couchbase Community Champion, we go to the Sky! Meet Ian Merrington from London who works at Sky U.K. Tell us about yourself and what you do in your daily role. I work in the OTT Persistence...

Offline-first apps with Couchbase Sync Gateway

In this article, I’m going to propose an offline-first development using Couchbase as the communication tool between the backend and frontend.

Introduction to offline data storage and sync with PouchBD and Couchbase

Offline-first is an approach to software development that is different from the traditional approach – where lack of network connection is treated as an error, thereby affecting the overall user experience. With the traditional approach, you start with the most...

Using Couchbase Full Text Search Service in Java

Full-text based search is a feature that allows users to search based on texts and keywords, and is very popular among users and the developer community. So it’s a no-brainer that there are lots of APIs and frameworks that offer...

Graphql server with node and couchbase, ottoman and spatial view

Graphql is a query language for APIs, it was developed by facebook and it was released in 2015. It is designed to build client applications by providing an intuitive and flexible syntax and system for describing their data requirements and...