MEAN vs. Martini vs. PurpleJS

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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 Martini?

Martini is a powerful package for quickly writing modular web applications/services in Golang.

What is PurpleJS?

PurpleJS is a simple and capable framework for creating performant web applications without leaving Javascript. It is created in Java to give the flexibility and performance Java provides. It's optional to use Java but it's required if you need to embed PurpleJS in existing applications.
Why do developers choose MEAN?
Why do you like MEAN?

Why do developers choose Martini?
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Why do developers choose PurpleJS?
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What are the cons of using MEAN?
No Cons submitted yet for MEAN
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What are the cons of using Martini?
No Cons submitted yet for Martini
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What are the cons of using PurpleJS?
No Cons submitted yet for PurpleJS
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What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN
What companies use Martini?
9 companies on StackShare use Martini
What companies use PurpleJS?
1 companies on StackShare use PurpleJS
What tools integrate with MEAN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN
What tools integrate with Martini?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Martini
What tools integrate with PurpleJS?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with PurpleJS

What are some alternatives to MEAN, Martini, and PurpleJS?

  • 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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