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JavaScript JSON Cookbook by Ray Rischpater

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Setting up MongoDB

Installing MongoDB varies by platform; on Linux, you may be able to use a package installer such as apt, while on Windows and Mac OS X (as well as on Linux, if you have a distribution that doesn't have a package manager with the MongoDB package), there are web downloads.

How to do it…

  1. On Mac OS X and Windows, it's as easy as going to http://www.mongodb.org/ and follow the download link. At the time of writing, MongoDB is at version 2.6.7; there's a release candidate for version 3.0, which we won't discuss further here.

    Mongo also provides packages for several common Linux distributions, including Debian and Fedora. There's also a package available for FreeBSD.

  2. Once you download and install Mongo, you need to make a place for MongoDB ...

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