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hi there i am looking for some free light weight & easy-to-use socket server library in c++. i want it to do the following : ** listen to specified port for incoming client signals ** have a bunch of overridable routines for connection, data receiving events ** send and receive plain text strings any suggestions?

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asio (http://asio.sourceforge.net/)

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it is worth noting that i am going to use sockets for transferring data on a localy (not over any network). so won't using those libraries be sort of "overreacting"?

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Why are you using "sockets" to move data locally? Does not make sense to me. Please explain what you are trying to do.

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Using sockets is using sockets. whether it's local machine or not the logic is the same.

-me

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@ TheTroll

i use sockets for data exchange between FLASH movie and my app.

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I can store characters in a long, that does not mean that it is a good idea.

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Never thought of doing that. Yeah Raknet would be some seroius overkill. It is not hard to write a simple socket libray that would do what you need it to. What language and are you using .net?

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my app will be written in C++. no .net though.

the movie will send XML docs via socket and my app will have to analyze them and respond sending XML stuff back to the movie

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