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What is MEAN?

Published on January 20, 2021 · Updated on January 20, 2021
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By Lyn Muldrow
Senior Developer Educator
What is MEAN?

MEAN is a free and open-source set of technologies for creating dynamic websites and web applications with JavaScript.

The term MEAN is an acronym that represents the configuration of a MongoDB database serving an Express.js web application framework, using AngularJS on the client side with Node.js for application runtime.

To learn more about using the MEAN stack, visit our complete list of resources relating to MEAN.


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