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Socket Programming in C

Programming UDP sockets in C on Linux – Client and Server example

By | July 31, 2020

UDP sockets This article describes how to write a simple echo server and client using udp sockets in C on Linux/Unix platform. UDP sockets or Datagram sockets are different from the TCP sockets in a number of ways. The most important difference is that UDP sockets are not connection oriented. More technically speaking, a UDP… Read More »

How to Code a Server and Client in C with Sockets on Linux – Code Examples

By | August 11, 2020

In a previous example we learnt about the . In this example we shall build a basic ECHO client and server. The server/client shown here use TCP sockets or SOCK_STREAM. Tcp sockets are connection oriented, means that they have a concept of independent connection on a certain port which one application can use at a… Read More »

How to Get IP Whois Data in C with Sockets on Linux – Code Example

By | August 7, 2020

Theory The whois information of an ip address provides various details like its network, range, isp etc. This information is maintained by various regional registry servers. Read the wikipedia article on regional internet registries for more information. There are a total of 5 regional registries spanning various geographical regions of the world. For example if… Read More »