Chapter 17. Internet Client Programming

In an earlier chapter, we took a look at low-level networking communication protocols using sockets. This type of networking is at the heart of most of the client/server protocols which exist on the Internet today. These protocols include those for transferring files (FTP, SCP, etc.), reading Usenet newsgroups (NNTP), sending e-mail (SMTP), and downloading e-mail from a server (POP3, IMAP), etc. These protocols work in ...

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