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 12K GitHub stars and 3.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to MEAN's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses MEAN?
53 companies reportedly use MEAN in their tech stacks, including Accenture, Fiverr, and UNIQLO.
260 developers on StackShare have stated that they use MEAN.
Node.js, MongoDB, AngularJS, ExpressJS, and eXist-db are some of the popular tools that integrate with MEAN. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with MEAN.
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