This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
You should have searched the Sockets and Internet Protocols forum. You'd get over 100 hits, including this helpful topic. Since this question really belongs in that forum, I'm going to lock it here. Feel free to follow up in the Sockets and Internet Protocols forum.