Linux Network Programming

This course shows how to use the UNIX/Linux "sockets" API to write clients and servers using TCP and UDP protocols. Both "C" and Python examples are presented.
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(41)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 14, 2016
Duration
3h 24m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(41)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 14, 2016
Duration
3h 24m
Description

The course begins by contrasting the TCP and UDP protocols. It then describes the classic "sockets" API in detail and shows how to write clients and servers using both protocols. Techniques for achieving concurrency are covered, including multi-processing, multi-threading, and the select() system call. "C" is used as the primary implementation language but some Python examples are also presented.

About the author
About the author

Dr. Chris Brown has been using UNIX as a software developer and system administrator since its pioneering days over 30 years ago, and has used Linux professionally and at home for about 10 years.

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