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Help with writing a client file

Paul Immoos
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Joined: Mar 30, 2006
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I really don't have a good clue on how to make them communicate well and talk back and fourth. This is what i have for my client so far

the client is suppose to display in a frame with buttons for add, clear and remove. There server is all written i just am unsure on how to define everyhting in the client, maybe some help with links to examples or something. Thanks for bearing with me.
Henry Wong
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Generally, the server application sits on a fixed network port waiting for connections from client applications. The client application then connects to the server, at a known ip address, and at the known port... I say "generally", because it is reversed with some protocols.


Since I don't know how your server was written, I will just assume that it uses the ServerSocket class. In this case, you should not use the ServerSocket class class, you should used the Socket class.

Define a Socket with the IP address and port of your server. Establish a connection via the connect() method. Get the input and output streams, via the getInputStream() and getOutputStream() methods. And use those streams to read and write to the server.

Henry


Books: Java Threads, 3rd Edition, Jini in a Nutshell, and Java Gems (contributor)
 
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