Chapter 2. Getting Started with Java Driver for MongoDB

This chapter discusses the MongoDB Java interface that consists of a JDBC driver that needs to be downloaded and included in your application's classpath. By using the MongoDB Java driver, you will be able to perform all the create/read/update/delete (CRUD) operations that we have so far accomplished using the mongo shell. The list of topics covered includes the following:

  • Downloading and installing the MongoDB JDBC driver
  • Setting up a basic Java project using Eclipse
  • Performing common CRUD operations using a Java application

Getting the Mongo JDBC driver

The MongoDB Java driver can be downloaded from the Maven central repository at http://central.maven.org/maven2/org/mongodb/mongo-java-driver/ ...

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