Solved

Program for DOS 6.x OS to connect to HTTP server via Socket

Posted on 2006-11-14
4
194 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-15
Hi EE,
   I can connect using Windows based programming languages nowadays via socket connection but is there any program that is DOS 6.x based that also can to the same? I don't know if possible via Winsock or Packet driver. All I want is a DOS nased program that interface via HTTP and return the html value in DOS.

thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:alwinp
4 Comments
 
LVL 24

Accepted Solution

by:
slyong earned 100 total points
Comment Utility
Hi,

If you only need http, the simpler way is to go libcurl, there is a DOS port for libcurl and you can get it here: http://curl.haxx.se/download.html.
0
 

Author Comment

by:alwinp
Comment Utility
Hi slyong,
Yup, i know this... it uses watt-32 packet driver required. Any other for TCP/IP enabled connection or winsock 1.x? tnx.
0

Featured Post

What Is Threat Intelligence?

Threat intelligence is often discussed, but rarely understood. Starting with a precise definition, along with clear business goals, is essential.

Join & Write a Comment

An Outlet in Cocoa is a persistent reference to a GUI control; it connects a property (a variable) to a control.  For example, it is common to create an Outlet for the text field GUI control and change the text that appears in this field via that Ou…
Windows programmers of the C/C++ variety, how many of you realise that since Window 9x Microsoft has been lying to you about what constitutes Unicode (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unicode)? They will have you believe that Unicode requires you to use…
The goal of this video is to provide viewers with basic examples to understand opening and reading files in the C programming language.
The goal of this video is to provide viewers with basic examples to understand how to create, access, and change arrays in the C programming language.

744 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

9 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now