I recently wrote another real time chat built over Node-js and Socket.io. Here is the link: https://github.com/jmg/node-simple-chat
I was researching so much about node-js lately and it turned out amazing when I have to deal with real time applications. But I think python’s Eventlet could achieve a very good performance too. I really need to reimplement this using eventlet websockets and then do some sort of benchmarks.
Probably the topic for my next post =). Keep reading.