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Description

What is 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.

What is CodeIgniter?

CodeIgniter is a proven, agile & open PHP web application framework with a small footprint. It is powering the next generation of web apps.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Rails?
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    Why do developers choose CodeIgniter?
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    Why do developers choose MEAN?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Rails?
    Downsides of Rails?

    What are the cons of using CodeIgniter?
    No Cons submitted yet for CodeIgniter
    Downsides of CodeIgniter?

    What are the cons of using MEAN?
    No Cons submitted yet for MEAN
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    Companies

    What companies use Rails?
    2197 companies on StackShare use Rails
    What companies use CodeIgniter?
    248 companies on StackShare use CodeIgniter
    What companies use MEAN?
    37 companies on StackShare use MEAN

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Rails?
    39 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
    What tools integrate with CodeIgniter?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with CodeIgniter
    What tools integrate with MEAN?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN

    What are some alternatives to Rails, CodeIgniter, and MEAN?

    • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
    • 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

    See all alternatives to Rails

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