Trending 6 Tech Stacks you should be aware of

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3 min readNov 26, 2022
Tech stacks

Tech Stacks

A tech stack is the combination of technologies a company uses to build and run an application or project. A tech stack typically consists of programming languages, frameworks, a database, front-end tools, back-end tools, and applications connected via APIs.

Tech Stacks Components

Tech stacks consists of two components the frontend and backend. Both work together to create a working tech stacks. This is also referred as “Application stack”.

Frontend Tech Stack

The frontend tech stack is the client side of the application. Client-side refers to the “user interface” everything in a web application that is displayed on the end user device (Client). HTML, CSS (SASS, LESS) and JavaScript or TypeScript are the three elements of the front end stack.

Backend Tech Stack

The backend tech stack is server side of the application. Server side means everything happens on the server. Database (MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL), web server (Apache, IIS), programming languages (JavaScript, PHP, Python) and frameworks (Laravel, Ruby on rails) are elements of backend stack

Popular Six Tech Stacks

Here are the popular six tech stacks to consider:

LAMP

A LAMP stack is a set of open source technologies that developers use to build websites and web applications. LAMP is an acronym for the operating system, Linux; the web server, Apache; the database server, MySQL; and the programming language, PHP. LAMP stack used for backend application such as data processing software, database components, business logic in code and API for communicating with other applications.

MEAN

The MEAN stack is a JavaScript based framework for developing web applications. The four technologies make up the layer of stacks such as MongoDB; document database, Express; Node JS web framework, Angular; a client side JavaScript framework and Node; the JavaScript web server.

MERN

MERN and MEAN are similar in many ways. The difference is that React is substituted for Angular. MERN Stack is designed to make the development process easier and smoother. MERN Stack Developers can efficiently build web and mobile applications using standard processes and abilities.

MEVN

MEVN stack is the open-source JavaScript software stack that has emerged as a new and evolving way to build powerful and dynamic web applications. MEVN is an acronym of MongoDB, Express, Vue; a client side progressive JavaScript framework and Node.

PERN

PERN stack consist of PostgreSQL; object relational database, Express; Node JS web framework, React; a JavaScript library and Node; the JavaScript web server. Using this technologies, one can build a full stack web application with CRUD operations.

TALL

A new way to build rich, reactive web application using TALL Stack, which consist of awesome technologies such as Tailwind CSS; CSS framework, Alpine; a light weight JavaScript framework, Laravel; PHP framework and Livewire; a full stack framework for Laravel.

Conclusion

As a final thought, it can be challenging to choose the right tech stacks. However, this idea should guide your decision; choose technologies and tools that parallel your project’s objectives. Don’t depend on popular technologies just because they work for big and prominent companies. Weigh your options; consider all the pros and cons of your tech stacks. Remember, a wrong choice of technology stacks can end in a financial disaster.

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