Getting MEAN – Designing a MEAN stack architecture

A common MEAN stack architecture A common way to architect a MEAN stack application is to have a representational state transfer (REST) API feeding a single-page application (SPA). The API is typically built with MongoDB, Express, and Node.js, with the SPA being built in Angular. The approach is particularly popular with those who come to … Continue reading Getting MEAN – Designing a MEAN stack architecture

Getting MEAN – Introducing full-stack development

The MEAN stack is a pure JavaScript stack comprised of four main technologies, with a cast of supporting technologies: MongoDB — the database Express — the web framework Angular — the front-end framework Node.js — the web server Why the MEAN stack specifically? The MEAN stack pulls together some of the "best-of-breed" modern web technologies … Continue reading Getting MEAN – Introducing full-stack development