MEAN vs. Meteor vs. Symfony



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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 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 Symfony?

Symfony is written with speed and flexibility in mind. It allows developers to build better and easy to maintain websites with PHP. Symfony can be used to develop all kind of websites, from your personal blog to high traffic ones like Dailymotion or Yahoo! Answers.

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Pros

Why do developers choose MEAN?
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Why do developers choose Meteor?
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Why do developers choose Symfony?
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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 Meteor?
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What are the cons of using Symfony?
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Pricing

How much does MEAN cost?
How much does Meteor cost?
How much does Symfony cost?

Companies

What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN
What companies use Meteor?
246 companies on StackShare use Meteor
What companies use Symfony?
432 companies on StackShare use Symfony

Integrations

What tools integrate with MEAN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN
What tools integrate with Meteor?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Meteor
What tools integrate with Symfony?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony

What are some alternatives to MEAN, Meteor, and Symfony?

  • 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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