Winsock for network programming?

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    Winsock for network programming?

    Would I have to learn the Winsock API to program software having to do with networks (IP, LAN, etc.)? Thanks...
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    It would definately help

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    Originally posted by Fordy
    It would definately help
    But, is that what is needed?
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    Yes it is what's needed.
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    And suggestions of where to learn and get some docs/tuts/books? Thanks...
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    Run a search for sockets, winsock or WSA. There should be plenty of tutes mentioned.

    This is more a links to TCP resources than a tute.

    http://www.private.org.il/tcpip_rl.html
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    Okay, I'll take a look. Thanks!
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