Tag Archives: socket programming

Python program to fetch domain whois data using sockets

By | October 20, 2012

Whois The whois information of a domain name provides various details like registrar, owner, registration date, expiry date etc. The whois information is provided by the corresponding whois servers of the registrars. The first step is to contact whois.iana.org which provides the actual whois server of a domain name. Next the particular whois server is… Read More »

Programming udp sockets in python

By | August 6, 2016

UDP sockets UDP or user datagram protocol is an alternative protocol to its more common counterpart TCP. UDP like TCP is a protocol for packet transfer from 1 host to another, but has some important differences. UDP is a connectionless and non-stream oriented protocol. It means a UDP server just catches incoming packets from any… Read More »

Udp socket programming in Java

By | August 6, 2016

Datagram sockets UDP sockets can be used in java with the DatagramSocket class. Server Let code a simple udp server that listens on a certain port number. /** Java ECHO server with UDP sockets example */ import java.io.*; import java.net.*; public class udp_server { public static void main(String args[]) { DatagramSocket sock = null; try… Read More »