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Dropwizard vs MEAN: What are the differences?

Dropwizard: Java framework for developing ops-friendly, high-performance, RESTful web services. Dropwizard is a sneaky way of making fast Java web applications. Dropwizard pulls together stable, mature libraries from the Java ecosystem into a simple, light-weight package that lets you focus on getting things done; MEAN: A Simple, Scalable and Easy starting point for full stack javascript web development. 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.

Dropwizard and MEAN belong to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack.

"Quick and easy to get a new http service going" is the primary reason why developers consider Dropwizard over the competitors, whereas "Javascript" was stated as the key factor in picking MEAN.

Dropwizard and MEAN are both open source tools. MEAN with 11.8K GitHub stars and 3.57K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Dropwizard with 7.25K GitHub stars and 3.04K GitHub forks.

Yammer, Opower, and ClassPass are some of the popular companies that use Dropwizard, whereas MEAN is used by CodeLordz, ClickBalance, and Adsia. Dropwizard has a broader approval, being mentioned in 51 company stacks & 12 developers stacks; compared to MEAN, which is listed in 37 company stacks and 24 developer stacks.

What is Dropwizard?

Dropwizard is a sneaky way of making fast Java web applications. Dropwizard pulls together stable, mature libraries from the Java ecosystem into a simple, light-weight package that lets you focus on getting things done.

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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    What are some alternatives to Dropwizard and MEAN?
    Spring Boot
    Spring Boot makes it easy to create stand-alone, production-grade Spring based Applications that you can "just run". We take an opinionated view of the Spring platform and third-party libraries so you can get started with minimum fuss. Most Spring Boot applications need very little Spring configuration.
    Play
    Play Framework makes it easy to build web applications with Java & Scala. Play is based on a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly architecture. Built on Akka, Play provides predictable and minimal resource consumption (CPU, memory, threads) for highly-scalable applications.
    Spring
    A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.
    Dropwizard Metrics
    It is a Java library which gives you insight into what your code does in production. It provides a powerful toolkit of ways to measure the behavior of critical components in your production environment. It provides you with full-stack visibility.
    Node.js
    Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
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    Reviews of Dropwizard and MEAN
    Avatar of AlmogBaku
    Cofounder & CTO at Rimoto
    Review ofMEANMEAN

    I found mean.io just smooth, fun, orginized and just work out-of-the-box.

    How developers use Dropwizard and MEAN
    Avatar of datapile
    datapile uses MEANMEAN

    MongoDB is a solid NoSQL store. Angular.js is being vetted as a potential front-end framework for the website (though it may ultimately not be used for the non-app site). Everything is running on node.js and hosted via an Express.js web server (though we are looking into Koa.js as it is the official successor to Express.js)

    Avatar of Christian Bryant
    Christian Bryant uses MEANMEAN

    FULL STACK ( preferred if;at all possible! ). Any "NEW" project (all me) I am tasked with I try to sketch it out with MEAN in mind first and then will tweak or stray from the 'plan' when necessary

    Avatar of Khalid Garner
    Khalid Garner uses MEANMEAN

    Mongo for nosql, express server angular front end and node packages

    Avatar of clonn
    clonn uses MEANMEAN

    light weight

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