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MEAN vs Mono: 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 Mono? *Open source implementation of Microsoft's .NET Framework *. It is a software platform designed to allow developers to easily create cross platform applications part of the .NET Foundation. It is an open source implementation of Microsoft's .NET Framework based on the ECMA standards for C# and the Common Language Runtime.

MEAN and Mono belong to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack.

MEAN and Mono are both open source tools. It seems that MEAN with 11.8K GitHub stars and 3.58K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Mono with 8.19K GitHub stars and 3.28K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, MEAN has a broader approval, being mentioned in 55 company stacks & 245 developers stacks; compared to Mono, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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Pros of MEAN
Pros of Mono
  • 86
    Javascript
  • 61
    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
  • 1
    It was great, pre-dotnetcore

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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 Mono?

It is a software platform designed to allow developers to easily create cross platform applications part of the .NET Foundation. It is an open source implementation of Microsoft's .NET Framework based on the ECMA standards for C# and the Common Language Runtime.

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What are some alternatives to MEAN and Mono?
Mode
Created by analysts, for analysts, Mode is a SQL-based analytics tool that connects directly to your database. Mode is designed to alleviate the bottlenecks in today's analytical workflow and drive collaboration around data projects.
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.
Django
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
ASP.NET
.NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
Laravel
It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It 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.
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