Chapter 2. Network Programming

So, IPv6. You all know that we are almost out of IPv4 address space. I am a little embarrassed about that because I was the guy who decided that 32-bit was enough for the Internet experiment. My only defense is that that choice was made in 1977, and I thought it was an experiment. The problem is the experiment didn’t end, so here we are.

—Vint Cerf, January 20111(verbally at conference)

In this chapter...


What Is Client/Server Architecture?

Sockets: Communication Endpoints

Network Programming in Python

*The SocketServer Module

*Introduction to the Twisted Framework

Related Modules

2.1. Introduction

In this section, we will take a brief look at network programming using sockets. ...

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