Writing IP Agnostic Application Tidbits on Channel9

I have yet to write the third part in the series on writing ip agnostic apps, but in the meantime, Anthony Jones (Winsock Developer/Guru) and I chatted with Charles about the topic on Channel 9: https://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=265664  We had a great time creating the video.  It jumps around to many topics, but I suppose that is what we…

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Writing IP Agnostic Applications (How to support IPv4 & IPv6)

With the adoption of IPv6 ever increasing (ie. it is the preferred protocol on Windows Vista) it is important that network aware applications support IPv4 and IPv6.  I have started a series of posts on our team blog discussing how one can go about writing internet protocol agnostic code….  Part 1 and Part 2 have…

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Handling a timeout when reading network data

I have been involved in a number of forum posts and mail threads lately regarding reading data from a socket.  The typical situation is as follows: A TcpClient object is connected to a remote party. The application gets a reference to a NeworkStream object by calling the TCPClient’s GetStream method. The remote party begins sending messages…

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