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You're comparing two completely different things

 

Really? Never knew. Can you elaborate it?

 

Express is a basic http server, meteor is a fullstack framework for writing real time apps

You could recreate something similar to meteor if you take express, a database, socket.io and a frontend framework of your choice

 

No, meteor is an all round solution not just an web server. It has tons of node plugins and layers, I see it like a dev environment, because the build is actually a node app.

As a side note meteor is too proprietary, I worked with it and wouldn't recommend use it except in a Hackathon or MVP prototype. The dependency is too high and vendor locking, and your project is successfully you end up rewriting lot of parts or pay a lot more or managed meteor hosting.

 
 

It's still way behind the number of downloads for Express in npmjs.org

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