MEAN vs. PHP-MVC vs. Play

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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 PHP-MVC?

This project is - by intention - NOT a full framework, it's a bare-bone structure, written in purely native PHP ! The php-mvc skeleton tries to be the extremely slimmed down opposite of big frameworks like Zend2, Symfony or Laravel.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose MEAN?
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    Why do developers choose PHP-MVC?
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    Why do developers choose Play?
  • Why do you like Play?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using MEAN?
    No Cons submitted yet for MEAN
    Downsides of MEAN?

    What are the cons of using PHP-MVC?
    No Cons submitted yet for PHP-MVC
    Downsides of PHP-MVC?

    What are the cons of using Play?
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    Companies

    What companies use MEAN?
    37 companies on StackShare use MEAN
    What companies use PHP-MVC?
    9 companies on StackShare use PHP-MVC
    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with MEAN?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN
    What tools integrate with PHP-MVC?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP-MVC
    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play

    What are some alternatives to MEAN, PHP-MVC, and Play?

    • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
    • 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

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