Wednesday, April 22, 2009

How to MapReduce in JavaScript Like a Pr0n Star With CouchDB

<soapbox> While I can appreciate the attempt to add some color to a technical presentation, at the risk of sounding prude there are ways to entertain a professional audience that don't involve pr0n references. </soapbox>

Here's a possibly NSFW presentation on CouchDB (Blogger *really* needs an after-the-jump feature :)

The tidbit that caught my eye though is the slide on how you build Views on CouchDB: CouchDB's Views are specified by JavaScript map/reduce functions, which is kinda cool. Here's a nifty interactive demo seasoned with jQuery.

jQuery meets MapReduce. The JavaScript Singularity approaches.