HawkNL - Hawk Network Library HawkNL is a open source LGPL game-oriented network API released under the GNU (LGPL). Supports Win32, Linux, UNIX, Mac. NLU and HawkVoice™ give developers portable, easy to use alternatives to MS DirectPlay® and DirectPlay® Voice. (Apr 2003)
Lookout - Win32 TCP/IP port spy Lookout provides raw access to data sent over a TCP connection, allowing the inspection of protocols and the testing of buffers. Lookout connects to a foreign host's port and allows you to communicate with the host. Open Source. (Jun 2000)
Rocks - Reliable Sockets Rocks (Reliable Sockets) protects sockets-based applications from network failures including link failures, IP address changes, and extended periods of disconnection. It is transparent to ordinary applications. LGPL (Dec 2001)
SockTest - talks to any port/protocol Talk to any host using any port and protocol. Help file shows how to use this for Ping, Finger, and HTTP protocols (Mar 1998)
WinIP - allows static host names on any DHCP Winip allows internet users to access your computer via a static host name even though you may have a dynamic IP address. This lets others access your computer the same way every time. Open Source. (Jun 2000)
Winsock Developer's Resource Center Lots of links for Winsock developer topics including 1.1 and 2.0 specs, wireless comm., multimedia and multicasting, web development, protocol implementation, security, mailing lists, and newsgroups. (Apr 2002)
See also: PipesSee Also: if you are interested in Winsock you may find related topics in Pipes
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