23. Networking: Streams-Based Sockets and Datagrams

If the presence of electricity can be made visible in any part of a circuit, I see no reason why intelligence may not be transmitted instantaneously by electricity.

Samuel F. B. Morse

Protocol is everything.

Francois Giuliani

What networks of railroads, highways and canals were in another age, the networks of telecommunications, information and computerization ... are today.

Bruno Kreisky

The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting.

Walt Whitman

Objectives

In this chapter you will learn:

• To implement networking applications that use sockets and datagrams.

• To implement clients and servers that communicate with one another.

• To implement network-based collaborative ...

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