Java Network Programming, Third Edition, brings you up-to-date with the latest features of Java's network APIS. This book discusses all the changes and additions to networking in JDK 1.4 and 1.5 (now christened J2SE 5). It covers everything from networking fundamentals to remote method invocation (RMI), including chapters on TCP and UDP sockets, server sockets, URLs and URIs, multicasting, and special-purpose APIS such as
This book shows you how to use JSSE to write secure networking applications and explains how to use the NIO APIs to write ultra high-performance servers. And it covers Java's support for network proxies, web cookies, and URL caching. Java Network Programming doesn't just explain the APIS: it shows you how to put them to work. This book is full of examples; it contains thousands of lines of working code (all of which are
available online), implementing fully functional network clients and servers.
Whether you want to
write a special-purpose web server, a secure online order taker, a simple multicast agent, or even an email client, you'll find code that you can learn from and borrow. Whether you're an experienced network developer, a new Java programmer, or someone who just wants to see what's possible, you'll find that Java Network Programming, Third Edition is an important part of your library.
Once you've started using the Java Networking APIs, the possibilities are only limited by your imagination.