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Introducation to Socket

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2019/10/03 Share

1. Concept

  • In order to better understand, if we view rooms as applications, we can regard a
    socket as a door of a room, which is used to communicate with other rooms.
  • A socket is an abstract representation of a communication endpoint.
  • A socket is uniquely identified by the IP address, Port number and the underlying transport layerprotocol. Port number is the door number, IP address is the bulding address.
  • Type: Stream socket(TCP), Datagram socket(UDP), and others

2. TCP Socket

3. UPD Socket

  1. 1. 1. Concept
  2. 2. 2. TCP Socket
  3. 3. 3. UPD Socket