While creating the Futureflix API, you noticed that the JSON representation of documents contains the
_id and version key
_id field feels wrong due to the underscore prefix, so let’s remove it and keep only the
id field. The version key
__v isn’t necessary in the response at all and you want to remove it from the JSON as well.
Alright, let’s tackle this cosmetic part and remove all Monks¹ from the JSON response 😉
¹ Monk is a character in the “Monk” TV show where the person needs to get everything straight and can’t live with some kinks. AS WE DO, so let’s get rid of the underscored fields!
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