Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Lad

1
3
+ 1
0
MEAN

345
616
+ 1
594
Add tool

MEAN vs Lad: What are the differences?

What is MEAN? A Simple, Scalable and Easy starting point for full stack javascript web development. 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 Lad? *Scaffold a Koa webapp and API framework for Node.js *. It scaffolds a Koa webapp and API framework for Node.js. It boasts dozens of features and is extremely configurable.

MEAN and Lad can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

MEAN and Lad are both open source tools. It seems that MEAN with 11.8K GitHub stars and 3.58K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Lad with 1.62K GitHub stars and 153 GitHub forks.

Get Advice from developers at your company using StackShare Enterprise. Sign up for StackShare Enterprise.
Learn More
Pros of Lad
Pros of MEAN
    Be the first to leave a pro
    • 86
      Javascript
    • 62
      Easy
    • 58
      Nosql
    • 52
      Great community
    • 50
      Mongoose
    • 50
      Modularity
    • 48
      Open source
    • 37
      Organized
    • 32
      Simple
    • 31
      Boilerplate
    • 10
      AngularJs
    • 9
      CLI
    • 9
      It's simply awesome
    • 8
      Cutting edge tech
    • 7
      Passport
    • 6
      It's a great new exciting stack
    • 6
      Yeoman
    • 6
      Docs
    • 5
      Friendly & Fun
    • 4
      Great Flexibility ;)
    • 4
      The WordPress of javascript apps
    • 3
      Genius
    • 2
      Modular
    • 2
      Scalable
    • 2
      JavaScript only
    • 1
      Growing Community
    • 1
      It's fun and has great potential
    • 1
      Gulp
    • 1
      Because i can write everything using javascript
    • 1
      Fast
    • 0
      The best

    Sign up to add or upvote prosMake informed product decisions

    What is Lad?

    It scaffolds a Koa webapp and API framework for Node.js. It boasts dozens of features and is extremely configurable.

    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.

    Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

    What companies use Lad?
    What companies use MEAN?
      No companies found
      See which teams inside your own company are using Lad or MEAN.
      Sign up for StackShare EnterpriseLearn More

      Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

      What tools integrate with Lad?
      What tools integrate with MEAN?

      Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions

      What are some alternatives to Lad and MEAN?
      JavaScript
      JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
      Git
      Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
      GitHub
      GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
      Python
      Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
      jQuery
      jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
      See all alternatives