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MEAN vs Revel: What are the differences?

Developers describe MEAN as "A Simple, Scalable and Easy starting point for full stack javascript web development". 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. On the other hand, Revel is detailed as "A high productivity, full-stack web framework for the Go language". Revel makes it easy to build web applications using the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern by relying on conventions that require a certain structure in your application. In return, it is very light on configuration and enables an extremely fast development cycle.

MEAN and Revel can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

"Javascript" is the primary reason why developers consider MEAN over the competitors, whereas "Go" was stated as the key factor in picking Revel.

MEAN and Revel are both open source tools. MEAN with 11.8K GitHub stars and 3.57K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Revel with 11.2K GitHub stars and 1.33K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, MEAN has a broader approval, being mentioned in 37 company stacks & 24 developers stacks; compared to Revel, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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 Revel?

Revel makes it easy to build web applications using the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern by relying on conventions that require a certain structure in your application. In return, it is very light on configuration and enables an extremely fast development cycle.
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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 and Revel
      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 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 Khalid Garner
      Khalid Garner uses MEANMEAN

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

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      clonn uses MEANMEAN

      light weight

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