A Simple, Scalable and Easy starting point for full stack javascript web development

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 11.7K Github Stars and 3.54K Github Forks. Here鈥檚 a link to MEAN's open source repository on Github

Who Uses MEAN?

37 companies use MEAN including CodeLordz, ClickBalance, and Adsia.

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Why people like MEAN

Here鈥檚 a list of reasons why companies and developers use MEAN.

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

Tyler Harden
Tyler Harden
Software Engineer at datapile | 1 upvotes 325 views

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 321 views

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's alternatives

  • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
  • Rails - Web development that doesn't hurt
  • Android SDK - The Android SDK provides you the API libraries and developer tools necessary to build, test, and debug apps for Android.
  • Django - The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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