.NET vs. Symfony vs. MEAN



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Description

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 Symfony?

Symfony is written with speed and flexibility in mind. It allows developers to build better and easy to maintain websites with PHP. Symfony can be used to develop all kind of websites, from your personal blog to high traffic ones like Dailymotion or Yahoo! Answers.

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

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Why do developers choose Symfony?
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Why do developers choose MEAN?
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Cons

What are the cons of using .NET?
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What are the cons of using Symfony?
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What are the cons of using MEAN?
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Companies

What companies use .NET?
1980 companies on StackShare use .NET
What companies use Symfony?
432 companies on StackShare use Symfony
What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN

Integrations

What tools integrate with .NET?
32 tools on StackShare integrate with .NET
What tools integrate with Symfony?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
What tools integrate with MEAN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN

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

  • 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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