Spring vs. MEAN vs. Grails



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Description

What is 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.

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.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Spring?
402 companies on StackShare use Spring
What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN
What companies use Grails?
53 companies on StackShare use Grails

Integrations

What tools integrate with Spring?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Spring
What tools integrate with MEAN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN
What tools integrate with Grails?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails

What are some alternatives to Spring, MEAN, and Grails?

  • 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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