Using Futon: The CouchDB Administration Interface

  • Joe Lennon


As you saw in Chapter 4, CouchDB offers a powerful RESTful API that can be interacted with via any software that supports making HTTP requests. You used the curl command-line utility to create a database and documents, modify documents, and delete documents. Although the syntax and process of using curl for this purpose is quite straightforward, it’s not ideal for day-to-day database management. Imagine retrieving all the documents in a database that contains thousands, or even millions, of documents. The results would be completely unreadable.


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