Unix Socket Tutorial


Unix Socket Tutorial

Sockets are communication points on the same or different computers to exchange data. Sockets are supported by Unix, Windows, Mac, and many other operating system.

The tutorial provides a strong foundation by covering basic topics such as network addresses, host names, architecture, ports and services before moving into network address functions and explaining how to write client/server codes using sockets.

Audience

This tutorial has been designed for everyone interested in learning the data exchange features of Unix Sockets.

Prerequisites

Learning Sockets is not at all a difficult task. We assume that you are well versed with the basic concepts of C programming.