- Full Description
The Definitive Guide to Linux Network Programming offers a clear, concise treatment of creating clients and servers under the Linux operating system. This book assumes that you know C and have experience developing code on Linux, but it provides everything else you'll need as a programmer for real-world network programming.
Whether youre a Windows developer looking to expand to Linux, or youre a proficient Linux developer looking to incorporate client-server programming into your applications, this book has a wealth of invaluable information to suit your needs.
This book covers design, implementation, debugging, and security. Youll also learn about the many kinds of socket types, sessioned versus sessionless protocols, and encryption, as well as how to build a custom protocol, how to use SSL, and how to tunnel data.
- Table of Contents
Table of Contents
- Networks and Protocols
- Socket Programming
- Protocols, Sessions, and State
- Client-Server Architecture
- Implementing Custom Protocols
- Design Decisions
- Debugging and Development Cycle
- Case Study: A Networked Application
- Securing Network Communication
- Authentication and Data Signing
- Common Security Problems
- Case Study: A Secure Networked Application
- Source Code/Downloads
If you think that you've found an error in this book, please let us know about it. You will find any confirmed erratum below, so you can check if your concern has already been addressed.On page 128:
figure 5-10 is combining prethread and preforking not prethread server