Neo4j Tutorial

Michael Hunger (Neo Technology)
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

Neo Technology

Michael Hunger has been passionate about software development for a long time. He is particularly interested in the people who develop software, software craftsmanship, programming languages, and improving code. For the last two years Michael has been working with Neo Technology on the Neo4j graph database. As the project lead of Spring Data Neo4j, he helped develop the idea for it to become a convenient and complete object graph mapping solution. He is also taking care of Neo4j cloud hosting efforts. As a developer Michael loves to work with many aspects of programming languages, learning new things every day, participating in exciting and ambitious open source projects, and contributing to different programming related books. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and is an active editor and interviewer at InfoQ.

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curtis 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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