Linux Socket Programming presents a comprehensive discussion of all relevant topics including: writing programs compatible with both Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) and IPv6, raw sockets, User Datagram Protocol (UDP), broadcasting /multicasting, server internals, and more, plus a section covering Posix threads.It provides thorough coverage of programming with the TCP, UDP, and IP protocols, as well as lower-level raw sockets. The myriad of function calls, data structures, and options associated with the APIs are explained with well-chosen diagrams and tables.
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Sean Walton MSCS, formerly a lead design technology specialist and configuration management team lead on the process improvement team at Nationwide Financial has also worked for Hewlett Packard where he developed the automatic language detection feature found on the LaserJet printers (patent #5,392,419). Sean also developed a real time micro operating system for the 8052 microcontroller for emulating printer engines. Sean got his MSCS in 1990 from BYU specializing in merging language and multitasking theory. He has many years of professional experience in several types of UNIX programming and administration including Linux, Ultrix, SunOS and System V. Because of this background, he focuses on system-independent programming that facilitates easy porting.