- Express: Express is a web framework that runs on Node.js. A “web” framework may sound a bit vague, but it is actually that. It allows you to serve static content, it allows you to route certain requests to execute certain logic (great for RESTful webservices) and so on.
- AngularJS: I probably don’t have to explain this one to you, but AngularJS is a client-side Model-View-Controller framework by Google.
If you, as developer are interested in writing an app using the MEAN stack, be sure to check out this tutorial series.
Introduction to AngularJS
This tutorial series is a continuation of the introduction to AngularJS series, which consists out of three tutorials:
Working with the MEAN stack
If you read those or if you’re already familiar with the main concepts of AngularJS, you can start by converting that AngularJS app and write a RESTful webservice using Node.js: