Chapter 13. Designing and Using a C++ Socket Framework


The last chapter showed you how to program sockets in Java. Java is a very powerful language and has many advantages, such as platform independence, JIT (Just In Time) compiling, and even native compilers/converters. However, not everyone wants to use Java, claiming lack of stability or needed performance, and some may be more inclined to use a C++ version instead.

Writing a socket framework (or class library) takes in all technologies described in this book. In fact, this chapter offers a few additional ...

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