Rails vs. Django vs. MEAN



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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 Django?

Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Rails?
Why do you like Rails?

Why do developers choose Django?
Why do you like Django?

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

Cons

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

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

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

What companies use Rails?
2662 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use Django?
1144 companies on StackShare use Django
What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rails?
38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
What tools integrate with Django?
25 tools on StackShare integrate with Django
What tools integrate with MEAN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN

What are some alternatives to Rails, Django, 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.
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans
  • .NET - .NET is a free, cross-platform, open source developer platform for building many different types of applications.

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