Using Feathers is a great way to build scalable, real-time web and mobile applications. You can literally build prototypes in minutes and production ready applications in days. Feathers achieves this by being a thin wrapper over top of some amazing battle tested open source technologies and adding a few core pieces like Hooks and Services.
If you've decided that Feathers might be for you and you haven't tried the tutorial, feel free to dive right in and learn about the basics. If you're still unsure about what Feathers does and where it comes from see what Feathers offers, learn more about the Feathers philosophy or check out how Feathers compares to others.