You’re about to build your first real-time application and are excited about it. You start researching the different kind of open source frameworks that should make it a breeze for you, but you’re overwhelmed by the possibilities.
Should you choose SockJS, Engine.IO or maybe just use pure WebSockets. It’s a hard decision to make as you know you’ll be locked in with that framework as you’re building your application on top of that API. But do you really need to be locked in?