Practical Guide for Programmers
- David Makofske, Akamai Technologies, Fort Lee, NJ
- Kevin Almeroth, University of California at Santa Barbara
Multicast Sockets: Practical Guide for Programmers is a hands-on, application-centric approach to multicasting (as opposed to a network-centric one) that is filled with examples, ideas, and experimentation. Each example builds on the last to introduce multicast concepts, frameworks, and APIs in an engaging manner that does not burden the reader with lots of theory and jargon. The book is an introduction to multicasting but assumes that the reader has a background in network programming and is proficient in C or Java. After reading the book, you will have a firm grasp on how to write a multicast program.
software engineers, developers, and application programmers building applications for multicast-enabled networks, and advanced networking students