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How to do Socket Programming in C

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hi,

     I am currently using Turbo C 2.0 compiler for C programming. Can any one tell me how i can do socket programming in C. where to start , any tutorials... Is my compiler sufficient to do it, or i need to get some other one.
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by:sunnycoder
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Switch to a win32 compiler ... preferable VC++ or still better to linux gcc or gcc port for windows like mingw32

then take a look at
http://www.ecst.csuchico.edu/~beej/guide/net/   ->> highly recommended
www.hal-pc.org/~johnnie2/winsock.html   ->> windows
tangentsoft.net/wskfaq/  ->> windows
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by:chaitanyapaturu
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But actually i am planning to do socket programming for embedded devices. will VC++ be suitable for that
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by:sunnycoder
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Almost all embedded OS have the same concept of socket programming, the APIs may differ though. I would recommed gcc ahead of VC++ and in any case, both are a far better choice as comapred to TC 2.0 for DOS

cheers
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by:Amritpal Singh
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for communication between two computers in TURBOC visit the following link

http://www.funducode.com/freec/Hardware/new_hi_c02/Article02.htm

for win32 APIs ,a good tutorial is at

www.vijaymukhi.com

sorry,don't know the exact link
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by:a_yurich
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If you are planning to do socket programming for embedded devices, you better use embedded VC++ (it is freeware).
So it contains documentation about socket programming.
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Here's a tutorial you might want to check out
http://www.cs.rpi.edu/courses/sysprog/sockets/sock.html
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