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Meatier vs Meteor: What are the differences?

Developers describe Meatier as "A Meteor alternative". Like meteor, but meatier. Meteor is awesome! But after 3 years, it's starting to show its age. This project is designed to showcase the exact same functionality as Meteor, but without the monolithic structure. It trades a little simplicity for a lot of flexibility. On the other hand, Meteor is detailed as "An ultra-simple, database-everywhere, data-on-the-wire, pure-Javascript web framework". A Meteor application is a mix of JavaScript that runs inside a client web browser, JavaScript that runs on the Meteor server inside a Node.js container, and all the supporting HTML fragments, CSS rules, and static assets.

Meatier and Meteor can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

Meatier and Meteor are both open source tools. Meteor with 41.2K GitHub stars and 5.03K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Meatier with 3.1K GitHub stars and 192 GitHub forks.

Decisions about Meatier and Meteor
Lucas Litton
Founder & CEO at Macombey · | 13 upvotes · 279.8K views

Next.js is probably the most enjoyable React framework our team could have picked. The development is an extremely smooth process, the file structure is beautiful and organized, and the speed is no joke. Our work with Next.js comes out much faster than if it was built on pure React or frameworks alike. We were previously developing all of our projects in Meteor before making the switch. We left Meteor due to the slow compiler and website speed. We deploy all of our Next.js projects on Vercel.

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This basically came down to two things: performance on compute-heavy tasks and a need for good tooling. We used to have a Meteor based Node.js application which worked great for RAD and getting a working prototype in a short time, but we felt pains trying to scale it, especially when doing anything involving crunching data, which Node sucks at. We also had bad experience with tooling support for doing large scale refactorings in Javascript compared to the best-in-class tools available for Java (IntelliJ). Given the heavy domain and very involved logic we wanted good tooling support to be able to do great refactorings that are just not possible in Javascript. Java is an old warhorse, but it performs fantastically and we have not regretted going down this route, avoiding "enterprise" smells and going as lightweight as we can, using Jdbi instead of Persistence API, a homegrown Actor Model library for massive concurrency, etc ...

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Pros of Meatier
Pros of Meteor
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    • 250
      Real-time
    • 198
      Full stack, one language
    • 182
      Best app dev platform available today
    • 153
      Data synchronization
    • 151
      Javascript
    • 117
      Focus on your product not the plumbing
    • 106
      Open source
    • 105
      Hot code pushes
    • 100
      Live page updates
    • 92
      Latency compensation
    • 39
      Ultra-simple development environment
    • 29
      Smart Packages
    • 28
      Real time awesome
    • 23
      Great for beginners
    • 22
      Direct Cordova integration
    • 16
      Better than Rails
    • 15
      Less moving parts
    • 13
      It's just amazing
    • 10
      Blaze
    • 8
      Great community support
    • 8
      Plugins for everything
    • 6
      One command spits out android and ios ready apps.
    • 5
      It just works
    • 5
      0 to Production in no time
    • 4
      Easy deployment
    • 4
      Coding Speed
    • 4
      Is Agile in development hybrid(mobile/web)
    • 4
      You can grok it in a day. No ng nonsense
    • 2
      Community
    • 2
      One Code => 3 Platforms: Web, Android and IOS
    • 2
      AngularJS Integration
    • 2
      Easy yet powerful
    • 1
      Real time
    • 1
      Friendly to use
    • 1
      High quality, very few bugs
    • 1
      Easy Setup
    • 1
      Free
    • 1
      Nosql
    • 1
      Stack available on Codeanywhere
    • 1
      Hookie friendly

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    Cons of Meatier
    Cons of Meteor
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      • 4
        Hard to debug issues on the server-side
      • 4
        Heavily CPU bound
      • 4
        Does not scale well

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      What is Meatier?

      Like meteor, but meatier. Meteor is awesome! But after 3 years, it's starting to show its age. This project is designed to showcase the exact same functionality as Meteor, but without the monolithic structure. It trades a little simplicity for a lot of flexibility.

      What is Meteor?

      A Meteor application is a mix of JavaScript that runs inside a client web browser, JavaScript that runs on the Meteor server inside a Node.js container, and all the supporting HTML fragments, CSS rules, and static assets.

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