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NewsServer - A great tutorial that explains how to implement your own protocols (like HTTP and FTP)

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Submitted on: 2/1/2015 9:23:00 AM
By: Anoop Madhusudanan (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 7 Users
Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     Learn Custom Session Layer Protocol Designing : I-News server is a TCP/IP based server-client suit, with limited functionality to serve news over a network. Rather than working as a news server, this application is to demonstrate the designing and implementation of custom application protocols over TCP/IP. This package contains the Server in the server directory,along with two clients. In the folder ClientGUI, there is a visual client, and in the folder Client, there is a simple text based client. Download the zip and extract it..

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SESSION LAYER DESIGNING:

By Anoop Madusudanan, http://www.inetsindia.com/anoopvision, anoopj13@yahoo.com
Friday, May 02, 2003

WHY THIS ARTICLE?

To teach you how to design session layer protocols like HTTP and FTP
(if you are interested ;) ).

Read Readme.htm with this package for a better overview.

The zip file contains 3 projects

a) NewsServer - This project
b) I-News GUI client - A client with a GUI (in the ClientGUI folder)
c) I-News Client - A telnet like client (in the Client folder)


WHAT IS THIS!!!

I-News server is a TCP/IP based server suit, with limited functionality to
serve news over a network. Rather than working as a news server, this application
is to demonstrate the designing and implementation of of custom application protocols
over TCP/IP. This package contains the Server in the server directory,
along with two clients. In the folder ClientGUI, there is a visual client,
and in the folder Client, there is a simple text based client.

AND FINALLY..

1) Visit my site at http://www.inetsindia.com/anoopvision for more code and tutorials
2) Give me your vote for this at PSC

Regards, An OOP - anoopj13@yahoo.com

Learn step by step how to..

  • Create TCP/IP based servers and clients
  • Implement a proper talking protocol between them
  • Send data as chunks through the network
  • Use sockets (Winsock) in VB applications

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