Node.js vs. Laravel vs. MEAN



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Description

What is Node.js?

Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.

What is Laravel?

Laravel is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Laravel attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.

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

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Cons

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What are the cons of using MEAN?
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Companies

What companies use Node.js?
4708 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Laravel?
976 companies on StackShare use Laravel
What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN

Integrations

What tools integrate with Node.js?
95 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Laravel?
17 tools on StackShare integrate with Laravel
What tools integrate with MEAN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN

What are some alternatives to Node.js, Laravel, and MEAN?

  • 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
  • .NET - .NET is a free, cross-platform, open source developer platform for building many different types of applications.

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