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Old 10-03-2002
CPU & Memory Is there a unix internet api?

In Windows you can use WinInet API to access the internet from your c code. Does unix got the same functions?
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Old 10-03-2002
Are you referring to Winsock?

Yes, Sockets are available under Unix for Internet communication.
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Old 10-06-2002
Thanks for your reply.

I was talking about wininet which is more specific for using the internet then winsock. wininet is more high level with functions like InternetOpenUrl() and InternetReadFile() etc...
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Old 10-08-2002
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Originally posted by hadarb
Thanks for your reply.

I was talking about wininet which is more specific for using the internet then winsock. wininet is more high level with functions like InternetOpenUrl() and InternetReadFile() etc...
I see.

I am sure that there are some API's that are floating around that have encapsulated similiar functionality but I am sure that if you check it out, programming with sockets is not as difficult as it might sound.

I was surprised with how similiar sockets were to the WinInet control. A little bit more work, but not as much as I had originally thought.
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