Meteor vs. MEAN vs. PurpleJS

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What is Meteor?

A Meteor application is a mix of JavaScript that runs inside a client web browser, JavaScript that runs on the Meteor server inside a Node.js container, and all the supporting HTML fragments, CSS rules, and static assets.

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 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 Meteor?
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Why do developers choose MEAN?
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Why do developers choose PurpleJS?
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What are the cons of using Meteor?
Downsides of Meteor?

What are the cons of using MEAN?
No Cons submitted yet for MEAN
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What are the cons of using PurpleJS?
No Cons submitted yet for PurpleJS
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How much does Meteor cost?
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How much does PurpleJS cost?
What companies use Meteor?
252 companies on StackShare use Meteor
What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN
What companies use PurpleJS?
1 companies on StackShare use PurpleJS
What tools integrate with Meteor?
11 tools on StackShare integrate with Meteor
What tools integrate with MEAN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN
What tools integrate with PurpleJS?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with PurpleJS

What are some alternatives to Meteor, MEAN, 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

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