Node.js vs. MEAN vs. Phalcon



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Description

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.

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 Phalcon?

Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.

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Pros

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

What are the cons of using Node.js?
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What are the cons of using MEAN?
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What are the cons of using Phalcon?
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Companies

What companies use Node.js?
4718 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN
What companies use Phalcon?
29 companies on StackShare use Phalcon

Integrations

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

What are some alternatives to Node.js, MEAN, and Phalcon?

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  • Django - The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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