TCP/IP Sockets in C: Practical Guide for Programmers – Michael J. Donahoo – 2nd Edition


TCP/IP : for Programmers, 2nd Edition is a quick and affordable way to gain the and skills needed to develop sophisticated and powerful web-based applications. The ’s focused, tutorial-based approach enables the reader to master the tasks and techniques essential to virtually all client-server projects using . This edition has been expanded to include new advancements such as support for IPv6 as well as detailed defensive programming strategies.

If you program using Java, be sure to check out this book’s companion, TCP/IP Sockets in Java: Practical Guide for Programmers, 2nd Edition.

  • Includes completely new and expanded sections that address the IPv6 environment, defensive programming, and the select() system call, thereby allowing the reader to program in accordance with the most current standards for internetworking.
  • Streamlined and concise tutelage in conjunction with line-by-line code commentary allows readers to quickly program web-based applications without having to wade through unrelated and discursive networking tenets.
  • Grants the reader access to source code, which the can then be used to directly sockets programming procedures.

Table of Content

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Basic TCP Sockets
Chapter 3 Of Names and Address Families
Chapter 4 Using UDP Sockets
Chapter 5 Sending and Receiving Data
Chapter 6 Beyond Basic Socket Programming
Chapter 7 Under the Hood
Chapter 8 Socket Programming in C++


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