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MEAN

A Simple, Scalable and Easy starting point for full stack javascript web development
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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.
MEAN is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
MEAN is an open source tool with 12.1K GitHub stars and 3.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to MEAN's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses MEAN?

Companies
53 companies reportedly use MEAN in their tech stacks, including Accenture, Fiverr, and UNIQLO.

Developers
262 developers on StackShare have stated that they use MEAN.

MEAN Integrations

Node.js, MongoDB, AngularJS, ExpressJS, and eXist-db are some of the popular tools that integrate with MEAN. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with MEAN.
Pros of MEAN
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Javascript
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Easy
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Nosql
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Great community
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Modularity
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Mongoose
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Open source
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Organized
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Simple
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Boilerplate
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AngularJs
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CLI
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It's simply awesome
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Cutting edge tech
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Passport
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Docs
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Yeoman
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It's a great new exciting stack
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Friendly & Fun
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The WordPress of javascript apps
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Great Flexibility ;)
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Genius
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Modular
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Scalable
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JavaScript only
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Growing Community
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It's fun and has great potential
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Gulp
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Because i can write everything using javascript
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Fast
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MEAN Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to MEAN?
Mode
Created by analysts, for analysts, Mode is a SQL-based analytics tool that connects directly to your database. Mode is designed to alleviate the bottlenecks in today's analytical workflow and drive collaboration around data projects.
Node.js
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
Django
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
ASP.NET
.NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
Laravel
It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
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MEAN's Followers
522 developers follow MEAN to keep up with related blogs and decisions.