Meteor - Overview

According to Meteor official documentation −

Meteor is a full-stack JavaScript platform for developing modern web and mobile applications. Meteor includes a key set of technologies for building connected-client reactive applications, a build tool, and a curated set of packages from the Node.js and general JavaScript community.


  • Web and Mobile − Meteor offers a platform for developing Web, Android and IOS apps.

  • Universal Apps − The same code for web browsers and mobile devices.

  • Packages − Huge number of packages that are easy to install and use.

  • Meteor Galaxy − Cloud service for Meteor app deployment.


  • Developers only need JavaScript for server and client side development.
  • Coding is very simple and beginner friendly.
  • Meteor apps are real time by default.
  • Official and community packages are huge time saver.


  • Meteor isn't very suitable for large and complex applications.

  • There is a lot of magic going on when working with Meteor, so developers might find themselves limited in some way.