LAN Messenger in C++

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    LAN Messenger in C++

    Hey everyone,
    I am a newbie to C++ and I need to submit a project proposal in my class next week. I intend making a LAN Messenger using C++. Can anyone plz advise me which books and/or tutorials, I should refer to for this (so far I've found out that I need to know socket programming). I also plan to use Windows Forms in Visual C++ for the GUI.

    Any help will truly be appreciated.
    Thnks
    BaZ

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    There can be a lot of libraries for sockets in C++. I suggest to use the Visual C++ ones, since you are going to use it. Download Visual Studios, as well, if you have not got them already.

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    Can u tell me which ones are they... Also it'd be better if I could refer to some books regarding socket programming. even online tutorials would be good.

    Baz

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bjarne Stroustrup (2000-10-14)
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