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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 webapp2?

webapp2 is a simple. it follows the simplicity of webapp, but improves it in some ways: it adds better URI routing and exception handling, a full featured response object and a more flexible dispatching mechanism.

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Why do developers choose MEAN?
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    Why do developers choose Grails?
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    Why do developers choose webapp2?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using MEAN?
    No Cons submitted yet for MEAN
    Downsides of MEAN?

    What are the cons of using Grails?
    No Cons submitted yet for Grails
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    What are the cons of using webapp2?
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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 webapp2?
    3 companies on StackShare use webapp2

    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
    What tools integrate with webapp2?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with webapp2

    What are some alternatives to MEAN, Grails, and webapp2?

    • 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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