Chapter 10. Basic Network Background
Albatross! Albatross! Albatross!
This chapter exposes basic and advanced network concepts, and invites you to learn a little more about them by using Python routines.
Networking…This is the word behind all new technology that arrives in the market these days.
It doesn't matter if you are transferring a file via FTP or browsing your favorite Web site, the network infrastructure is right behind you. To support all these functionalities, Python has a number of complex protocol implementations available over the top of a low-level access to the Internet. This low-level access is totally based on the concept of sockets.
High-level implementations make light work of many types of network interaction that ...