What is MERN stack
MERN is a powerful, popular and widely used tech stack.
MERN is an acronym for MongoDB, Express.js, React.js, and Node.js.
Using these languages together lets you build web and mobile applications.
The MERN stack is an end-to-end tech stack.
It covers Frontend, Backend, and Database.
The languages used in MERN are open-source.
What is MERN?
The MERN stack has four main developing languages:
React is used for Frontend.
Express and Node are used for the Backend.
MongoDB is used as the database program.
How the MERN stack works
The stack is separated into three main components. Frontend, Backend, and database.
React is used to build single-page applications.
React allows us to create reusable UI components.
Backend (1/2): Express.js
Express is a web application framework for Node.js.
It makes writing backend code easier.
Primarily used to build Web Applications and APIs.
It is free and open-source.
Backend (2/2): Node.js
Node.js is an open-source server environment.
MongoDB is a widely used document-oriented database program.
It uses NoSQL.
MongoDB is open-source.
It is well suited for cloud computing.
MERN stack benefits
- Reducing the time to develop and deploy web applications.
- Reduced server costs.
- Better performance.
- Open source
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