Now, let's write the simple application code to test things out. This app is going to basically connect to our locally running MongoDB server, insert a few records as seed data, and then provide the output on whether or not the data was inserted properly into MongoDB.
You can download a Gist of the code via the URL: http://bit.ly/1JpT8QL.
Using your editor of choice, create a new file named
app.js and save it to the application root, which is the
testapp folder. Just copy the content of the above Gist on to the
Now, let's go through and explain what each section of the code is doing.
//require the mongoClient from mongodb module var MongoClient = require('mongodb').MongoClient;
The preceding ...