TCP, UDP, Daemon, DNS, Ping and RAS controls for Internet application development.

Uses of Winsock for ActiveX include:

  • Build a personal stock quote application.
  • Create a multi-threaded server.
  • Write a custom client/server protocol.
  • Create dynamic pages using a TCP Control on a Cold Fusion server.
  • Inter-process socket communications (between local and/or remote applications).
  • Build an lpd print server.
  • Use ping to continually check status of company network devices.
  • Broadcast UDP packets to check for software licensing.
  • Create a chat program using multicast capabilities.