.NET vs. MEAN vs. Diamond



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What is .NET?

.NET is a general purpose development platform. With .NET, you can use multiple languages, editors, and libraries to build native applications for web, mobile, desktop, gaming, and IoT for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and more.

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 Diamond?

Diamond is a powerful MVC / Template Framework written in the D Programming Language. Diamond can be used to write powerful websites, webapis or as stand-alone as a template parser.

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Why do developers choose .NET?
Why do you like .NET?

Why do developers choose MEAN?
Why do you like MEAN?

Why do developers choose Diamond?
Why do you like Diamond?

What are the cons of using .NET?
Downsides of .NET?

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

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

What companies use .NET?
1977 companies on StackShare use .NET
What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN
What companies use Diamond?
0 companies on StackShare use Diamond
What tools integrate with .NET?
32 tools on StackShare integrate with .NET
What tools integrate with MEAN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN
What tools integrate with Diamond?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Diamond

What are some alternatives to .NET, MEAN, and Diamond?

  • 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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