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Using the WebClient class – with cookies!

Contrary to the somewhat crude HttpWebRequest class, the WebClient allows the developer to easily download and upload data and strings from and to webservers. The rough edges of the HttpWebRequest class make developers jump to the WebClient (or HttpClient, since … Continue reading

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Sockets and protocols: exchanging messages. Using bytes.

There’s also a Dutch version of this article available. When two applications wish to communicate over an (inter)network, sockets quickly come into play. Nowadays sockets are delivered by almost every operating system, in the form of an API that enables … Continue reading

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