We all know Rails is great for making traditional web apps. But adding real-time features to a Rails app can drive up complexity and eat up precious resources from the rest of your app. In this talk, we take a tour of what Node.js is, and what it's good for. We'll also go through some common web app features where Node.js fits in alongside Rails.
- real-time dashboards and analytics
- push notifications
- file uploaders
- form validators