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Problem with sockets example

Vladimir Vucetic

Joined: Jul 09, 2010
Posts: 10
I am trying to run example from "Head First Book Java" sockets chapter, but have no luck.
This should be server code project:

This shoud be client code project.

I first run server project and then run client but have no luck.
When I run server project error text is:

What is the problem here?
Vladimir Vucetic

Joined: Jul 09, 2010
Posts: 10
I am sorry it from some unknown reason start working. But I am not sure why that error occurred before
David Newton

Joined: Sep 29, 2008
Posts: 12617

This error is sometimes related to trying to open a port that's already open; it may just be that you already had an instance running.

Glad you got it working, though!
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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