Unix network programming

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by phiber optik, Jul 30, 2006.

  1. phiber optik macrumors newbie

    Apr 25, 2006
    hey all
    im just wondering if there's a difinitive guide for network programming on the web for unix. perhaps a small introduction to ip sniffing or scanning networks via unix. ive been scrolling through the man pages on networking, and have got myself thouroghly interested and at the same time very confused. can anyone help me out?
  2. AlmostThere macrumors 6502a

  3. savar macrumors 68000


    Jun 6, 2003
    District of Columbia
    Excellent guide..I bookmarked it for future reading. Thanks:)
  4. mrichmon macrumors 6502a

    Jun 17, 2003
    You really need to get yourself a copy of "Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment" and/or "TCP/IP Illustrated" (at least Vol. 1). Both are by Richard Stevens and are the definitive works on the subject.

    Others prefer the "Internetworking with TCP/IP" by Doug Comer. But I've always found that the Stevens books have more detail and have better explainations.

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