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Chat Application 2

Anthony Yulo
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Joined: Feb 22, 2003
Posts: 52
I'm making a chat application using sockets..
as soon as a client is connected to the server the client is added to the list of online user...
So i have a server that has a list of all client and client information... My question is how do I pass the list of online users (the clients), to all clients(online users)? do i make a class that implements Serializable interface that and that encapsulate the online user information... and then it end it thru the ObjectInput/OutputStreams?

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Raghav Mathur
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Joined: Jan 12, 2001
Posts: 641
Try using Multicast Sockets.

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