Grails vs. io.js vs. MEAN



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Description

What is Grails?

Grails is a framework used to build web applications with the Groovy programming language. The core framework is very extensible and there are numerous plugins available that provide easy integration of add-on features.

What is io.js?

io.js is a JavaScript platform built on Chrome's V8 runtime. This project began as a fork of Joyent's Node.js and is compatible with the npm ecosystem.

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 Grails?
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Why do developers choose io.js?
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Why do developers choose MEAN?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Grails?
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What are the cons of using io.js?
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What are the cons of using MEAN?
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Companies

What companies use Grails?
53 companies on StackShare use Grails
What companies use io.js?
7 companies on StackShare use io.js
What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN

Integrations

What tools integrate with Grails?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails
What tools integrate with io.js?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with io.js
What tools integrate with MEAN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN

What are some alternatives to Grails, io.js, 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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