Developer Happiness and MongoDB (via @LuigiMontanez)
Developer Happiness and MongoDB 2012-05-23 MongoDB continues to be the most popular of the NoSQL data stores, and it continues to generate disgruntled blog posts from former users. I’ve been using MongoDB since the summer of 2009, and my experiences have been consistently positive. In fact, MongoDB is my current default data store when building a new web app, and has been since shortly after I started using it. I understand all the criticisms being levied at Mongo, but they’re not going to change my position. Why not? Because using MongoDB makes me happy. Matz’s Revolution “Ruby is designed to make programmers happy.” Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto created a programming language optimized for developer happiness. Ruby wasn’t optimized for technical goals like speed or scale (insert Rails-can’t-scale joke here). It was optimized for the happiness of the human beings who would sp...