The “here” in this case is my local machine, an OSX El Capitan. Running it here, required a:
brew install mongo mongod --dbpath /usr/local/data/mongodb/ --fork --logpath /var/log/mongodb/mongodb.log
Someone emailed me and asked what good books to read for beginning-level coders.
I usually recommend that if you are starting to learn how to code, you should first extend your research by asking the same question (“What’s a good beginners’ book for…?”) for a list of popular programming languages – here’s a highly selective list I got