MEAN vs. Volt vs. Yii



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Description

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 Volt?

Volt is a ruby web framework where your ruby code runs on both the server and the client (via opal.) The DOM automatically update as the user interacts with the page. Page state can be stored in the URL, if the user hits a URL directly, the HTML will first be rendered on the server for faster load times and easier indexing by search engines.

What is Yii?

Yii comes with: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.

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Pros

Why do developers choose MEAN?
Why do you like MEAN?

Why do developers choose Volt?
Why do you like Volt?

Why do developers choose Yii?
Why do you like Yii?

Cons

What are the cons of using MEAN?
No Cons submitted yet for MEAN
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What are the cons of using Volt?
No Cons submitted yet for Volt
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What are the cons of using Yii?
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Companies

What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN
What companies use Volt?
3 companies on StackShare use Volt
What companies use Yii?
66 companies on StackShare use Yii

Integrations

What tools integrate with MEAN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN
What tools integrate with Volt?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Volt
What tools integrate with Yii?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii

What are some alternatives to MEAN, Volt, and Yii?

  • 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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