msavin:mongol

In-App MongoDB Editor.. now works better than ever!


Keywords
devtool, devtools, insecure, meteor, meteor-package, meteor-toys, mongol, monogdb
License
MIT
Install
meteor add msavin:mongol@=2.0.1

Documentation

Meet Mongol, the Original Development Tool for Meteor

Starting today, you'll never have to enter the console to play with your Meteor collections again. With Mongol, you can view and edit any client document right in the browser. And because Mongol is a debugOnly package, it does not compile to your production build.

Plug & Play Installation

Mongol works automatically. To install it, run:

$ meteor add msavin:mongol

After installation, open your app in the browser and press Control + M to toggle it.

How Does It Work?

Using Mongol is like having a database management tool with-in your Meteor application. Since Mongol acts on minimongo, it automatically displays all the documents on your client. With that, you can:

  • View the document counts in your minimongo collection
  • Browse the documents in your minimongo collection
  • Modify any document as if you have insecure on

FAQ

Does Mongol require insecure to work? No, Mongol has special set of Method's that allow it to interact with the database without disrupting your application permissions. Check them out in ./server.

Is there a security risk to using Mongol? Since Mongol is a debugOnly package, Meteor's build tool will automatically remove it when you build your app for production.

Will Mongol cause my application to behave differently? All of the code and functions of Mongol are pre-fixed and scoped, so there shouldn't be any intrusion.

Can I add or remove collections that are displayed in Mongol? To add a collection to the list, use Package[“msavin:mongol”].Mongol.showCollection(‘collectionName’), and to remove, use Package[“msavin:mongol”].Mongol.hideCollection(‘collectionName’).

Can I toggle Mongol without the hotkeys? Yes, you can use the MeteorToys.open() and MeteorToys.close() as an alternative. Additionally, there is a meteortoys:toggle package that provides a visual button for it. Finally, Mongol will close if you right click on it Mongol when its shrunk.

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If you experience any issues, check out COMPATIBILITY.md and/or get in touch.

About

Mongol is part of Meteor Toys, and is licensed under the Meteor Toys License. © FaverSocial, LLC 2014. All Rights Reserved.