CSC323 2010S Software Design

Class 17: Sockets

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Held: Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Summary: We consider Sockets, one of the simple standard mechanisms of program communication.

Related Pages:



Sockets: Some Background

Creating Server Sockets

Client Sockets

Communicating with Sockets

Avoiding Blocking

Detour: Dealing with Numeric Data


One-shot responses

One-shot responses, revisited

A dialog

A numeric dialog

A chat server

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