Using winsock or network tool

andrewo
12-19-2001, 12:58 AM
I want to make a program that can send information over a local network

Like a message program

i heard you can use winsock, cansomeone please explain this

Neil_Knight
12-19-2001, 02:14 AM
You can use Winsock. You'll be able to find examples of this on www.planetsourcecode.com or www.vbdiamond.com. There are example chat applications there.

Neil

Banjo
12-19-2001, 04:20 AM
I assume that this is for a game seeing as your posted in the games board. If so then you could use DirectPlay.

Neil_Knight
12-19-2001, 04:56 AM
A good suggestion from Banjo. I have a good DirectPlay chat program but I'm having trouble attaching it to the forum.

Neil

Banjo
12-19-2001, 08:52 AM
Here is Neil's attachment.

Teric
12-19-2001, 09:07 AM
Um.... I don't see the attachment, Banjo.

Banjo
12-19-2001, 10:36 AM
I tried again and repeatedly got an error message. I have contacted the Webmaster and will upload it when he has fixed the bug.

ChiefRedBull
12-19-2001, 04:32 PM
If you wanna use Winsock for chatting, you could always check out my winsock chat example in the
code library.....here (http://www.visualbasicforum.com/bbs/showthreaded.php?Cat=&Board=CodeLib&Number=53985&Search=true&Forum=Cod eLib&Words=winsock%20chat&Match=And&Searchpage=0&Limit=25&Old=1year&Ma in=53985)
multiple users..... here (http://www.visualbasicforum.com/bbs/showthreaded.php?Cat=&Board=CodeLib&Number=68561&Search=true&Forum=Cod eLib&Words=winsock%20chat&Match=And&Searchpage=0&Limit=25&Old=1year&Ma in=68561)

Enjoy.

Banjo
12-22-2001, 10:27 AM
Uploading seems to be working again so here is Neil's attachment.

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