Mean Stack Developers

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The 21st century is undeniably a digital one, and this has created a need for developers to have access to a standardised and uniform software stack in order to create their applications. This stack should include tools such as libraries, frameworks, programming languages, and more, in order to reduce both development time and cost. Unfortunately, the stack space is now highly competitive due to the availability of software stacks such as Ruby on Rails, LAMP, and many others. To make up for these issues, many developers have turned to utilising hybrid approaches in order to create quicker and better solutions for web and mobile platforms.

The MEAN Stack, which is an acronym for MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, and NodeJS, is one of the most popular technological stacks for full-stack web application development. All of these technologies are based on JavaScript, allowing data to move freely between the backend and the frontend, as well as across the different modules. Furthermore, MEAN is open-source and easy to use, making it a great choice for users. Additionally, since all of the components in the MEAN Stack use JavaScript, web applications can be designed in an efficient and modern way.

The MEAN Stack: An Architectural Components

Due to its flexibility, scalability, and extendibility, the MEAN (MongoDB, Express, Angular, and Node.js) stack is an optimal choice for developing cloud applications. Its programming language facilitates a distinct execution environment on both the server and the client. The MEAN stack architecture consists of four components when constructing an app: MongoDB, Express, Angular, and Node.js.

  1. MongoDB:

    MongoDB is an incredibly versatile NoSQL database and a great addition to the MEAN stack. Its schema-less architecture allows for quick application development and is particularly beneficial when dealing with needs that are constantly shifting. As a free, C++-based database that works on multiple platforms, MongoDB stores information in the form of key-value pairs. It is a document-oriented database and is ideal for managing large data sets in tables. In the event of hardware failure, MongoDB remains functional through data backups and is capable of Master-Slave replication. In addition, it stores data in fragments which enables automated load balancing. All in all, MongoDB allows for faster development times and improved performance.
  2. ExpressJS:

    The value of a website is largely dependent on its infrastructure. This reveals the importance of the MEAN stack and its components, particularly ExpressJS. ExpressJS is a NodeJS framework, used in web application development, which allows for the rapid and modular creation of applications. It is a powerful and user-friendly tool that provides an additional layer on top of Node.js and assists with route and server management. Furthermore, ExpressJS features impressive error handling and comes with simple templates for quickly creating applications. Additionally, CommonJS, which is integrated into ExpressJS, helps developers save time by avoiding the need to redefine a variable in a common namespace. This makes ExpressJS an ideal choice for both simple and complex multi-page web apps. Furthermore, ExpressJS is powered by Google, ensuring improved performance. Finally, ExpressJS increases the caching function, which prevents scripts from being re-executed, thus speeding up page loads.
  3. AngularJS:

    AngularJS is an open-source, front-end framework that is used to build the MEAN stack application. Its component-based architecture enables developers to easily divide a large application into smaller, more manageable pieces, allowing them to quickly identify and reuse code. Additionally, AngularJS’s lazy loading feature allows the user’s requested information to be displayed in the browser without any delay, thus avoiding a full download of the data. Furthermore, the Command Line Interface (CLI) offered by AngularJS helps to streamline and enhance the quality of app development. Popularly used with AngularJS is the typed language, TypeScript, which compiles to JavaScript, allowing developers to quickly identify and correct mistakes while coding. Another design principle used by AngularJS is “dependency injection,” which optimises performance and creates user-friendly layouts. Taken together, these features make AngularJS an excellent choice for a front-end framework.
  4. NodeJS:

    Node.js is a library and runtime environment that enables JavaScript programs to be executed outside of a web browser. As an open-source system, it is available at no cost and is commonly used to create a wide range of websites, from single-page applications to video streaming portals. Its core components are largely written in JavaScript and use an asynchronous event-driven architecture to handle several connections simultaneously. This single-threaded approach is essential for providing a consistent user experience across multiple connections and significantly reduces the time it takes for a product to reach the market. Node.js also eliminates the need to switch between the server (backend) and client (frontend), enabling instant feedback from the production environment and making the deployment process simpler and more scalable.

    Due to its reliability and maturity, NodeJS enjoys a strong development community. Utilising NodeJS significantly reduces the time required to create a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). Furthermore, Node.js proves to be particularly adept at processing light queries, outperforming other solutions when compared.

    When considering the development of web applications, the MEAN Stack of technologies is the most promising. To ensure successful development, it is essential to find a developer who is experienced with the entire MEAN stack (MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, and NodeJS), and preferably with a strong background in JavaScript programming. Although it is not necessary for a candidate to have in-depth knowledge of every component, it is essential that they demonstrate an aptitude for web application development and a desire to continue learning. As the company progresses, being able to adapt and evolve is just as important as having the skillset to begin with.

Job Description

Demands – Demands

  • Expertise in both server- and client-side JavaScript web application development is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Node.js, Express.js, or Restify
  • Able to design frontend apps using AngularJS, HTML5, CSS3, LESS/SAS, and other similar technologies
  • Excellent familiarity with current frameworks and design patterns
  • In-depth familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and server administration
  • Expertise with NoSQL databases, especially MongoDB.
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices and unit testing
  • In-depth familiarity with data integration and gathering information from many sources.
  • Effectiveness in rapidly developing robust and scalable systems
  • Solid familiarity with server-side languages like Python, Ruby, or PHP
  • Skilled user of Git and a layout framework like MotionUI
  • Understanding of fundamental workflows and architectural principles
  • Knowledge of cryptography and security principles
  • Extensive practice in producing readable and testable code
  • Expertise in troubleshooting and fixing problems
  • Time management skills that allow you to consistently meet or surpass client expectations

Experience

As a MEAN stack developer, one must possess a strong analytical mindset and creative problem-solving skills. Common tasks for a MEAN stack developer include designing, developing, and debugging web applications; creating efficient and effective user interfaces; and integrating front-end and back-end components of web applications. Additionally, a MEAN stack developer must be able to troubleshoot and identify problems in applications.

  • Specifying code architecture choices and creating high-performance, scalable solutions
  • Relational and non-relational database design and administration
  • Creating goods that are well-designed, tested, and released in a timely manner
  • Setting up, tweaking, and integrating a development environment with the necessary applications and tools
  • Technical problems are identified and fixed.
  • Working together with data integration experts and other tools to create effective infrastructure.
  • Fixing bugs, releasing new versions, and rolling out new software

Domain Expertise

At Works, we specialise in tech recruitment for remote tech engineers for various sectors. We also provide comprehensive HR services that covers every aspect of the process of recruiting and onboarding overseas employees and freelancers, including selection, invoicing, compliance, and taxation. Our goal is to help you to integrate the best remote developers into your team to drive your technical projects and important technology initiatives.

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