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Java Networking Question

 
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Hello People,

If this is too basic for this section, except my apologies...

I want to write 2 programs:

1. That prints out the IP address of a host at the command line.

2. That prints out the host name corresponding to a given IP address.

Can anyone guide me as to how I proceed - were to start/look etc ??

Thanks a MILLION
 
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Well, how would you do it in a language other than JAVA?
 
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I don't quite get your question. I only know/learning java
 
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Look at the java.net.InetAddress class. Easy!
 
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I completed the 2 Questions before I saw your post about the API - That was exactly how I did it.

Thanks
 
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first u read InetAddress class of Java

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create an object using static method getLocalHost
then use getAddress method
 
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Dear Paul,
as u mentioned in your first post, this is not an advanced question,but this forum is intended for Advanced questions.
You can use the beginners forum in future since you mentioned that you a re new learner.

good luck
 
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