Tag Archives: socket programming

How to Fetch Domain Whois Data with Sockets in Python

By | August 6, 2020

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 information is available for free and most whois servers run a whois service on port 43 which provides whois data associated with… Read More »

How to Program UDP sockets in Python – Client and Server Code Example

By | August 7, 2020

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 connection-less and non-stream oriented protocol. It means a UDP server just catches incoming packets from any… Read More »

Perl Socket programming Tutorial – How to code Client and Server

By | August 1, 2020

Tcp/IP Socket programming Sockets enable your program or application to talk to other machines over the network. When you type in google.com in your browser, it talks to google.com over the internet and fetches the webpage. For socket programming we need to use the socket library or api which provides some very simple functions to… Read More »

Udp Socket Programming in Java – How to Code Client and Server

By | August 5, 2020

UDP – User Datagram Protocol sockets UDP is an alternative protocol to the more commonly used TCP protocol. It is a connection-less protocol where you directly send packets without have to establish a proper connection. UDP packets have smaller headers compared to TCP headers. Also data communication is faster since no acknowledgement is exchanged for… Read More »

UDP Socket programming in winsock – How to code Client and Server

By | July 29, 2020

UDP sockets UDP stands for User Datagram Protocol and is an alternative protocol to TCP the most common protocol used for data transfer over the internet. UDP is different from TCP in a number of ways. Most importantly UDP is a connectionless protocol. TCP vs UDP In the TCP protocol first a connection is established… Read More »

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 »

PHP Socket programming Tutorial – How to code Client and Server

By | July 29, 2020

Php and tcp/ip sockets This is a quick guide to learning socket programming in php. Socket programming php is very similar to C. Most functions are similar in names, parameters and output. However unlike C, socket programs written in php would run the same way on any os that has php installed. So the code… Read More »