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CecilEltzer    122
Hey all, I''m still pretty new to programming, and I have been playing around with networks and I set up my own in my apartment a few months ago. Heres my question (bear with my newbieness) Are there any programs out there that you can send messages back and forth from one computer? Any with Source Code? What are most Network programs programmed in? I heard that Novell is programmed in C is that true? Also are there any tutorials on how to do network programming on the web? Thanks -Cecil

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Meduzza    122
On Windows, i program networks using WinSock and WinInet - those are part of Windows API. Get a book on WinSock - there''s one by Microsoft - "Using WinSock 2" or something. There''s a slight learning curve... But after all its quite easy.

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JonStelly    127
We were all new at one time.

look up Visual Basic + Winsock Control. That is a great way of getting started using Winsock and figuring out the sequence of things.

Novell is written in C, although it''s not so much a network program as an Operating System that isn''t good for anything but networking.

Sure, it all depends on what you want to do, but there''s a tutorial out there for everyone. Search for "Winsock", "Directplay", "Sockets", "Winsock2", "Named Pipes"... that should be enough to keep you busy for a while. =)

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Shannon Barber    1681
Hey! Netware is good for alot of things besides networking!
SALVAGE.

The API for netware is C, i assume it was written in a lot of asm as well as C.

You can download CSocket examples from msdn.microsoft.com that demonstrate MFC socketing with a chat server and client program.

or look up networking in the platform sdk.

If you don''t know what a MAC address, port, or IP number is, you may want to buy a book.

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