MERN vs MEAN Stacks - React Angular Mean Mern
React or Angular
Angular is a framework and with a framework comes some baggage but also some benefits. Frameworks have patterns and rules for how your code is organized and written. This can help you organize your code and let Angular some functionality behind the scenes but at there is a learning curve to learning any new framework. Angular follows the MVC architecture. Out of the box, it provides helper functions and built in functionality to do things like making http requests.
Pros and Cons
Angular uses a more reliable, yet expensive way to keep the view sync with the underlying data model by using two-way data binding. This can become expensive when an application has large numbers of variables which it needs to check on the fly. React has a more intuitive way to handle change events by using a unidirectional data to check for changes. It outperforms Angular when rendering and updating larger sets of data.
The MEAN ( MongoDB, Express, Angular, NodeJS) stack and the MERN ( MongoDB, Express, React, NodeJS ) stack are both very popular choices for modern applications. MEAN has been in the market for a longer time compared to MERN. Choosing between these two stacks for your development can be tough so we suggest you think about the topics we discussed here as well as examine your developers skillsets.
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