Sunday, April 13, 2008

UNIX TCP/IP Socket Programming

A "socket" is a loose term used to describe "an end point for communication." The traditional Berkley Socket API is a set of C function calls used to support network communication. The Sockets API is not specific to TCP/IP. Therefore, developing TCP/IP network applications requires slightly more overhead of programming and understanding to account for the generic parameters of the library's function calls. Once understood, Socket programming is as easy as reading and writing to disk more...

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