IntroductionIn this article, UDP and TCP socket programming using wxWidgets is discussed. For that wxWidgets needs to be installed in your machine. Installing wxWidgets on Windows and Linux platforms can be seen at the following link.
Sockets are used to send and receive data on a network such as the Internet. Almost all modern operating systems support socket layer to transfer data using TCP or UDP. But programming sockets on different platforms usually involves platform specific tweaks. wxWidgets support socket classes which allow you to use sockets for transferring data without concerning about the platform. These classes can be used in various ways and some of them are discussed in the following sections.