MEAN vs. Zend Framework 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 Zend Framework?

Zend Framework 2 is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+. Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilises most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.

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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Why do developers choose MEAN?
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    Why do developers choose Zend Framework?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using MEAN?
    No Cons submitted yet for MEAN
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    What are the cons of using Zend Framework?
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    What are the cons of using Cocoa Touch (iOS)?
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    Companies

    What companies use MEAN?
    36 companies on StackShare use MEAN
    What companies use Zend Framework?
    33 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework
    What companies use Cocoa Touch (iOS)?
    27 companies on StackShare use Cocoa Touch (iOS)

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with MEAN?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN
    What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework
    What tools integrate with Cocoa Touch (iOS)?
    19 tools on StackShare integrate with Cocoa Touch (iOS)

    What are some alternatives to MEAN, Zend Framework, 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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