You can't have a conversation about web technologies these days without someone dropping a mention of NodeJS and web sockets. If you're a .NET developer, someone will then reference SignalR with ASP.NET Web Pages or MVC. But what are these things? Which one is better? What do they do and how do they work? In this special "Cage Match" Rob Conery puts NodeJS up against Damian Edwards and SignalR - showing you the two technologies side by side in a bit of a tongue-in-cheek challenge.