Node.js MongoDB Drop Collection is a process of deleting a specific collection in MongoDB. In this tutorial, we will be demonstrating how to drop a collection in MongoDB using Node.js.
Step 1: Connect to MongoDB
To start, you will need to connect to your MongoDB instance. You can do this by using the MongoClient module in Node.js. The following code snippet connects to MongoDB and sets up a connection
Step 2: Select the Database
Once you have connected to MongoDB, you will need to select the database where the collection you want to drop is located. You can do this by using the client.db() method, as shown in the following code snippet
Step 3: Drop the Collection
Now that you have selected the database, you can drop the collection by using the db.collection.drop() method. This method takes one parameter, which is the name of the collection you want to drop
Step 4: Close the Connection
Finally, you will need to close the connection to MongoDB by using the client.close() method
In this tutorial, we've shown you how to drop a collection in MongoDB using Node.js. Remember to always be careful when dropping collections, as you will lose all data stored in that collection.