MEAN vs. Grails vs. Cocoa Touch (iOS)



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Description

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.

What is Grails?

Grails is a framework used to build web applications with the Groovy programming language. The core framework is very extensible and there are numerous plugins available that provide easy integration of add-on features.

What is Cocoa Touch (iOS)?

The Cocoa Touch layer contains key frameworks for building iOS apps. These frameworks define the appearance of your app. They also provide the basic app infrastructure and support for key technologies such as multitasking, touch-based input, push notifications, and many high-level system services.

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Pros

Why do developers choose MEAN?
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Why do developers choose Grails?
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Why do developers choose Cocoa Touch (iOS)?
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Cons

What are the cons of using MEAN?
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What are the cons of using Grails?
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What are the cons of using Cocoa Touch (iOS)?
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Companies

What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN
What companies use Grails?
53 companies on StackShare use Grails
What companies use Cocoa Touch (iOS)?
40 companies on StackShare use Cocoa Touch (iOS)

Integrations

What tools integrate with MEAN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN
What tools integrate with Grails?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails
What tools integrate with Cocoa Touch (iOS)?
20 tools on StackShare integrate with Cocoa Touch (iOS)

What are some alternatives to MEAN, Grails, and Cocoa Touch (iOS)?

  • 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

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