MEAN vs Spring: What are the differences?
What is Spring? Provides a comprehensive programming and configuration model for modern Java-based enterprise applications. A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.
MEAN and Spring can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
MEAN and Spring are both open source tools. Spring with 30.6K GitHub stars and 19.6K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than MEAN with 11.8K GitHub stars and 3.57K GitHub forks.
MIT, Zillow, and Intuit are some of the popular companies that use Spring, whereas MEAN is used by Accenture, Vungle, and AngularClass. Spring has a broader approval, being mentioned in 319 company stacks & 184 developers stacks; compared to MEAN, which is listed in 37 company stacks and 24 developer stacks.