Node.js vs. MEAN vs. Dropwizard



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Description

What is 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.

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 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.

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Companies

What companies use Node.js?
4829 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN
What companies use Dropwizard?
57 companies on StackShare use Dropwizard

Integrations

What tools integrate with Node.js?
97 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with MEAN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN
What tools integrate with Dropwizard?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Dropwizard

What are some alternatives to Node.js, MEAN, and Dropwizard?

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  • 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

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