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Questions about connections and stuff

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Well, here I am again with another request related to networks :sweating:

As I don't seem to understand very well how networking in general works, I would like to ask you a few questions:

  • What is a TCP connection, and how does it work?
  • What is a UDP connection, and how does it work?
  • What's the difference between a TCP and a UDP connection?
  • What is a socket?
  • Can a server send commands to a client through a TCP connection? (asking this because the example in the help file demonstrates a client sending text to a server)

I hope someone can answer those questions, any kind of help is appreciated :)

Thanks in advance !


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Should have googled it before asking here, I'm sorry.

Thanks either way :)


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I will admit when I started out 4 years ago TCP/UDP was a little hard to grasp. Thankfully you're a little more fortunate than I was as there are plenty of examples scattered around the Forum.


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