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What is MEAN on Ubuntu?

  • Posted on December 20, 2013
  • ryannuttAsked by ryannutt

One of the applications listed is MEAN on Ubuntu. What is MEAN? It’s something I’ve not heard of and it’s tough to find anything on Google since mean is such a common word.

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It’s an application stack based on NodeJS and MongoDB. You can read more about it here: <a href=“http://mean.io/”>http://mean.io/</a>.

THIS is MEAN! It is a replacement for your LAMP Stack ;)

MEAN is a quick start boilerplate for creating apps based on MongoDB, Node.js, Express, and AngularJS. DigitalOcean’s MEAN One-Click Application pre-installs the Mean.js implementation of the stack.

To start the sample project, run:

cd /opt/mean
grunt

It will now be available at http://your.ip.address:3000

You will have a MongoDB instance available for use at 127.0.0.1:27017

Check out the docs at Mean.js for more information.