ArangoDB 1.3.alpha1 and the first Foxx Screencast

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Starting today you can install the first Alpha of the upcoming release of ArangoDB version 1.3. Some of the new features are:


  • ArangoDB Foxx: A lightweight way to define APIs directly on top of ArangoDB
  • Traversals: Define traversals to explore your graphs stored in ArangoDB
  • A new and improved Frontend: Featuring a new design and various improvements
  • And more: Multi-Collection transaction support, user defined functions in AQL, more builtin AQL functions and AQL improvements, bug-fixes…

ArangoDB Foxx: The first screencast

If you want to get a first look at ArangoDB Foxx, you can now see our first screencast. Lucas talks about the motivation and goals of Foxx and introduces you to the basics. A second screencast will follow with more advanced techniques like our Repositories and Models:

How to install it?

  • If you are on a Mac and using Homebrew, you can install it now via
    brew install --devel arangodb.
  • If you are compiling ArangoDB by yourself, checkout the branch 1.3 from github and compile it.
  • if you are using Linux, we have create package for the usual distributions. You can download them from here.

About Lucas Dohmen

Lucas – as part of the core team – is the person behind the Ruby ArangoDB driver family, ArangoDB Foxx and parts of the graph functionality.