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What is MEAN?

MEAN (Mongo, Express, Angular, Node) is a boilerplate that provides a nice starting point for MongoDB, Node.js, Express, and AngularJS based applications. It is designed to give you a quick and organized way to start developing MEAN based web apps with useful modules like Mongoose and Passport pre-bundled and configured.
MEAN is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
MEAN is an open source tool with 11.8K GitHub stars and 3.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to MEAN's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses MEAN?

Companies
53 companies reportedly use MEAN in their tech stacks, including Adsia, rspective, and Raindrop.io.

Developers
237 developers on StackShare have stated that they use MEAN.

Why developers like MEAN?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use MEAN
MEAN Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose MEAN in their tech stack.

Tyler Harden
Tyler Harden
Software Engineer at datapile · | 1 upvotes · 2K views
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MEAN

MongoDB is a solid NoSQL store. Angular.js is being vetted as a potential front-end framework for the website (though it may ultimately not be used for the non-app site). Everything is running on node.js and hosted via an Express.js web server (though we are looking into Koa.js as it is the official successor to Express.js) MEAN

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Christian Bryant
Christian Bryant
Web Development · | 1 upvotes · 2K views
MEAN

FULL STACK ( preferred if;at all possible! ). Any "NEW" project (all me) I am tasked with I try to sketch it out with MEAN in mind first and then will tweak or stray from the 'plan' when necessary MEAN

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MEAN Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to MEAN?
Mode
Created by analysts, for analysts, Mode is a SQL-based analytics tool that connects directly to your database. Mode is designed to alleviate the bottlenecks in today's analytical workflow and drive collaboration around data projects.
Node.js
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
Rails
Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.
Android SDK
Android provides a rich application framework that allows you to build innovative apps and games for mobile devices in a Java language environment.
Django
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
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MEAN's Followers
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