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The best place to begin when learning about the tcpsocket type is building a simple client program. In this chapter we will examine the code that is used for a basic URL dumping program. It makes a connection to a web server and requests a resource using the GET method of the HTTP protocol. For details of how to program HTTP-compliant applications, the reader is directed to the various RFC's that are associated with this protocol (starting with RFC1945).
One of the more useful tools when building any type of TCP/IP-based service is the program