Contentful Meetup

Viewing Contentful Data in Neo4j (Presentation & Hands-on Workshop)

A workshop to learn how to view contentful content model in a Neo4J graph database
5 September 2018
18:30 CEST
Duration: 2 hours
Contentful Meetup
London, United Kingdom

A workshop to learn how to view contentful content model in a Neo4J graph database


This event is co-hosted by our friends at: JS Monthly GraphDB London

Chris Eyre, a Platform Architect at Pottermore (The Digital Heart of the Wizarding World), will demonstrate a utility that he wrote to visualize and query Contentful (a headless, cloud hosted Content Management System) opening opportunities to:

  • Check content has been entered and published

  • Locate duplicates

  • Find orphan entries or images

  • Allow queries across content types (the Contentful content api is one content type at a time)

  • Count entries with a certain attribute (i.e. color)

  • Determine that a content type is unused

  • Determine that a field is unused.

  • Validate complex business rules (such as this field must have three of this entry attached)

If time permits, he will also demonstrate deploying this to a Graphene database hosted in Heroku.

For the workshop, you will need:

-A laptop -Neo4j installed ( -Node plus your favourite editor -Git -A Contentful account (minimum of free tier)

Optionally: -A Heroku account with a credit card attached (it won't be billed for the demo) Heroku CLI

About the Speaker

Chris Eyre has worked in a number of industries including Defence (simulating blowing up tanks), Banking (we dropped £1M cash though a robotics pick and pack system test it), Insurance (insuring among other thing Satellites), Futures Trading (investing $20M via an automated genetic algorithm trading system) and Digital Publishing (launching the best selling book of the decade) during his 25 year software development career. He is a loyal Hufflepuff and lives in South East London with his wife and cats. When not coding he enjoys middle distance running, board games and trips to the cinema.

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