Key Networking Terms and Concepts
✓ Named pipe— a connection-oriented networking protocol, based on Server Message Blocks and NetBIOS.
✓ Socket— the end point of an interprocess communication across a network transport. In Windows, you establish and interact with socket connections using the Winsock API.
✓ RPC— Remote Procedure Call, a networking API that presents a call-level interface (CLI) in place of the traditional I/O model of network programming.
✓ Connection-oriented Winsock application— an application that makes use of a stream or reliable connection to communicate using the Winsock API.
✓ Connectionless Winsock application— an application that makes use of a datagram or unreliable connection to communicate using the Winsock ...