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Linux Socket Programming by Example by Warren W. Gay

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Chapter 18. A Practical Network Project

Whether your brain is smarting from the last chapter or whether it got smarter, it's time to take a rest. Rather than cover new material in this chapter, you are going to have some fun applying the knowledge that you have learned throughout this book. It's important to have a little fun after so much learning effort has been expended.

In this chapter, you will

  • Apply TCP/IP stream sockets to download stock quotations from the Internet

  • Apply UDP broadcasting to deliver stock quotes to your LAN

  • Use a UDP client program to receive the LAN broadcast stock quotations

Problem Statement

It is always a good practice to state the problem before a solution is presented. So, here is the problem that you are going to solve ...

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