- Connect to MongoDB
MongoKitten is initializable on Server or Database level. Server objects allow access to every database - if the account you use to authenticate has the permissions to - and is generally not used.
Database is initializable separately and allows access to a single database on a MongoDB server. You can still access the server object from the Database and access other parts of the server via there if this is necessary.
You can instantiate a Server using a MongoDB connection URL/String:
let server = try Server(mongoURL: "mongodb://localhost")
The database also has two initializers. One accepts a connection URL as String. The database which is accessed is equal to the authentication database in this case.
let database = try Database(mongoURL: "mongodb://user:email@example.com:25078,ds12345-a1.domain.com:25078/kitten?replicaSet=rs-ds125078")
Alternatively you can create a server object and select the database from there:
let server = try Server(mongoURL: "mongodb://localhost") let database = server["my-database-name"] let database = Database(named: "my-database-name", atServer: server)
Last but not least you can select a collection/table within a database:
let usersCollection = database["users"]
From here you can interact with every part of MongoKitten.