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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 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 Zen Rails Base Application?

Base or "skeleton" application for Ruby on Rails 5.1 projects. Built to minimize the time spent writing boilerplate code and performing repetitive setup tasks.

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          What are some alternatives to MEAN, Play, and Zen Rails Base Application?
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          ASP.NET
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          Rails
          Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.
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          Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
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          Avatar of AlmogBaku
          Cofounder & CTO at Rimoto
          Review ofMEANMEAN

          I found mean.io just smooth, fun, orginized and just work out-of-the-box.

          How developers use MEAN, Play, and Zen Rails Base Application
          Avatar of datapile
          datapile uses MEANMEAN

          MongoDB is a solid NoSQL store. Angular.js is being vetted as a potential front-end framework for the website (though it may ultimately not be used for the non-app site). Everything is running on node.js and hosted via an Express.js web server (though we are looking into Koa.js as it is the official successor to Express.js)

          Avatar of datapile
          datapile uses PlayPlay

          Play is a central framework/component/library (not sure what to call things these days) in Scala. We <3 Scala, and therefore we <3 Play.

          Play is on of several frameworks we are prototyping and vetting for various public-facing websites, and may ultimately be the framework behind the main datapile.io website.

          Avatar of Christian Bryant
          Christian Bryant uses MEANMEAN

          FULL STACK ( preferred if;at all possible! ). Any "NEW" project (all me) I am tasked with I try to sketch it out with MEAN in mind first and then will tweak or stray from the 'plan' when necessary

          Avatar of Stanislaus Madueke
          Stanislaus Madueke uses PlayPlay

          I used Play to build a configuration UI for the service, which let you create and manage the menus (a hierarchical tree of options and actions).

          Avatar of Khalid Garner
          Khalid Garner uses MEANMEAN

          Mongo for nosql, express server angular front end and node packages

          Avatar of Ascendify
          Ascendify uses PlayPlay

          Moving some micro services to Play Framework with Scala

          Avatar of papaver
          papaver uses PlayPlay

          used play at talenthouse. uber powerful backend.

          Avatar of Jovi Kao
          Jovi Kao uses PlayPlay

          API server framework

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          clonn uses MEANMEAN

          light weight

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