Node.js vs. Play vs. MEAN

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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 Play?

Play Framework makes it easy to build web applications with Java & Scala. Play is based on a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly architecture. Built on Akka, Play provides predictable and minimal resource consumption (CPU, memory, threads) for highly-scalable applications.

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.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Node.js?
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    What are the cons of using Play?
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    What are the cons of using MEAN?
    No Cons submitted yet for MEAN
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    Companies

    What companies use Node.js?
    3410 companies on StackShare use Node.js
    What companies use Play?
    106 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use MEAN?
    36 companies on StackShare use MEAN

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Node.js?
    93 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
    What tools integrate with MEAN?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN

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

    • 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

    See all alternatives to Node.js

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