Tag Archives: udp sockets

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 »

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 »