MEAN vs. Node.js



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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 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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose MEAN?
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Why do developers choose Node.js?
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Cons

What are the cons of using MEAN?
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Companies

What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN
What companies use Node.js?
4622 companies on StackShare use Node.js

Integrations

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

What are some alternatives to MEAN and Node.js?

  • 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
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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