Java Examples - Socket to a single client


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Problem Description

How to make a socket displaying message to a single client ?

Solution

Following example demonstrates how to make a socket displaying message to a single client with the help of ssock.accept() method of Socket class.

import java.io.PrintStream;
import java.net.ServerSocket;
import java.net.Socket;

public class BeerServer {
   public static void main(String args[]) throws Exception {
      ServerSocket ssock = new ServerSocket(1234);
      System.out.println("Listening");
      Socket sock = ssock.accept();
      ssock.close(); 
      PrintStream ps = new PrintStream(sock.getOutputStream());
      
      for (int i = 10; i >= 0; i--) {
         ps.println(i + " from Java Source and Support.");
      }
      ps.close();
      sock.close();
   }
}

Result

The above code sample will produce the following result.

Listening
10 from Java Source and Support
9 from Java Source and Support
8 from Java Source and Support
7 from Java Source and Support
6 from Java Source and Support
5 from Java Source and Support
4 from Java Source and Support
3 from Java Source and Support
2 from Java Source and Support
1 from Java Source and Support
0 from Java Source and Support

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