NoSQL: Neo4j and Cypher (Part: 1-Beginners)

NoSQL: Neo4j - Stop Developing Databases the Hard Way!
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  • Lectures 24
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

Social, Routing and Recommendation questions like:

"How do I know you ?"

"How do I get from London to New York ?"

and more importantly... "Where should I have dinner ?"

... are only a few of the broad range of problems that can be solved using a Graph Database like Neo4j.

"Graphs are everywhere! " - so if you have data you have a Graph!

Normal everyday kinds of questions make excellent graph questions, these kinds of questions are behind the massive web sites like;

  1. Google
  2. Facebook
  3. Ebay
  4. Yelp
  5. ... and many others !

... they have their own proprietor technology, you can use Neo4j !

With Neo4j you have the tool which allows you to answers these questions, which are really just a graph query.

So, Stop Developing Databases the Hard Way!!

I wanted to make querying graph data not only fun, but easy to learn, understand and use with this easy to follow hands on course for developers and in under 3 hours!

Neo4js' Cypher language and property graph model is easy to understand and handle, especially for object oriented and relational developers.

You can learn how to develop Neo4j databases the fast and easy way with this course:

  • What is a Graph Database ? (in particular Neo4j)
  • Why use a Graph Database ?
  • The History of Graph Databases.
  • Learn the Differences between No SQL Neo4j and Relational Databases.
  • Learn about the Advantages of using Neo4j.
  • Practical Hands-On foundation using No SQL Neo4j and Cypher query Language
  • Learn how to perform CRUD operations using Cypher;
  • CRUD operations: CREATE, READ, UPDATE and DELETE

By the end of this part of the course, you will have a firm understanding of;

Neo4j the worlds leading open source Graph Database and the Cypher query language which brings an abundance of advantages and few if any disadvantages.

So, take your development career to the next level and future proof your career by learning about this wonderful and exiting New Technology!

What are the requirements?

  • All materials/software needed are provided or downloadable
  • Some basic software engineering knowledge is required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Teach you basics of Neo4j
  • Teach you basics of Cypher
  • Learn about the History of Graph Databases
  • Learn the Advantages of a Graph Database
  • Learn about this amazing No SQL technology!

Who is the target audience?

  • Application developers, looking for a better data layer
  • Anyone wishing to Learn about Graph Databases
  • Anyone using a Relational Database and looking for more flexibility and better performance!
  • This is a Beginners course

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction and Welcome!!
Thank You !
4 pages
Section 2: What are Graph Databases ?
Graph Databases V Relational Databases
Section 3: Online Resources
Neo4j download
Section 4: Setting up Neo4j
Installing Neo4j
Section 5: Starting with Neo4j & Cypher Query Language
Creating our 1st Graph Node
Introduction to the Cypher MATCH command
How to create a Node Properties
Cypher RETURN clause
Array Properties
Updating properties on a Node
Cypher WHERE clause
Cypher REMOVE clause
Cypher MERGE clause
Section 6: Relationships in Neo4j
Some theory about Neo4j Relationships
Creating our 1st Neo4j Relationships
Query the Graph Database using Relationships
Creating a Bi-Directional Relationship
How to DELETE a Relationship
How to CREATE a new Node and Relationship
Modifying Properties on a Relationship
MERGE command with Nodes and Relationships
Section 7: QUIZ!!
Neo4j and Cypher - Beginners Quiz!
15 questions
Section 8: Congratulations ...
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Instructor Biography

Bruce E. Hilton, Software Engineer & Trainer

Bruce is a techie, a gadget geek, programmer, mentor and all round technology nut. With over 25 years in the software business as an IT Contractor and a former University Lecturer in Computer Studies, he's currently working freelance as a Software Engineering Trainer. He loves what technology can do for us. Building applications using Functional, Object Orientated languages & polyglot persistence helps him reconnect with the feeling of building something tangible.

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