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Description

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 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 Lift Framework?

Lift creates abstractions that allow easier expression of business logic and then maps those abstractions to HTTP and HTML. This approach differs from traditional web frameworks which build abstractions on top of HTTP and HTML and require the developer to bridge between common business logic patterns and the underlying protocol.

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    Cons

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

    What companies use MEAN?
    36 companies on StackShare use MEAN
    What companies use Grails?
    41 companies on StackShare use Grails
    What companies use Lift Framework?
    1 companies on StackShare use Lift Framework

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with MEAN?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN
    What tools integrate with Grails?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to MEAN, Grails, and Lift Framework?

    • 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

    See all alternatives to MEAN



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