MEAN vs Node.js: What are the differences?
MEAN and Node.js can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
MEAN and Node.js are both open source tools. It seems that Node.js with 35.5K GitHub stars and 7.78K forks on GitHub has more adoption than MEAN with 11.8K GitHub stars and 3.57K GitHub forks.
Uber Technologies, Twitter, and Tilt are some of the popular companies that use Node.js, whereas MEAN is used by CodeLordz, ClickBalance, and Adsia. Node.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 4102 company stacks & 4028 developers stacks; compared to MEAN, which is listed in 37 company stacks and 24 developer stacks.