Neo4j Tutorial

Michael Hunger (Neo4j)
Location: D137/138 Level: Novice
Average rating: ****.
(4.08, 12 ratings)


This tutorial covers the core functionality of the Neo4j graph database. With a mixture of theory and hands-on practice sessions, attendees will quickly learn how easy it is to develop a Neo4j-backed application.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to Neo4j
  • Overview of Cypher query language
  • Social use cases including recommendations
  • Permissions modeling
  • Other case studies in real world domains
  • Opportunity to consult on current projects, possible implementations and proof of concepts

Attendees won’t need any previous experience with Neo4j, NOSQL databases or specific development languages, but will need their own laptop with Neo4j installed.

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Michael Hunger


Michael Hunger has been passionate about software development for more than 25 years.

For the last few years, he has been working on the open source Neo4j graph database filling many roles. As caretaker of the Neo4j community and ecosystem he especially loves to work with graph-related projects, users, and contributors.

As a developer Michael enjoys many aspects of programming languages, learning new things every day, participating in exciting and ambitious open source projects and contributing and writing software related books and articles. MIchael spoke at numerous conferences and helped organized several of them.

Michael helps kids to learn to program by running weekly girls-only coding classes at local schools.

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Curt Jutzi
07/25/2013 6:40am PDT

How do we get a hold of the presentation materials..

Arnoud Otte
07/23/2013 2:22pm PDT

Michael, Pernilla, and Edward: Thanks for a great intro to Neo4j.

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Michael Hunger
07/13/2013 9:25am PDT

No you don’t I’ll bring one. looking forward to see you there.

Steve Huitt
07/13/2013 9:08am PDT

Michael – should we grab one of the example datasets from the neo4j web site also? If so, is there a suggested one?


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