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Difference between TCPListener and Socket.Listen?

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Question Difference between TCPListener and Socket.Listen?

As the title says, -when it comes to sro- is there a difference between TCPListener and Socket.Listen?



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Old 06/09/2018, 09:09   #2
 
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TcpListener or TcpClient provide simpler methods for listening or connecting using the TCP.
Internally they're also using the Socket class, which in contrast also supports different protocols, such as UDP, making it more complicated to use for beginners as functions like Socket.ReceiveFrom are exclusively designed for UDP.
You kinda need to know what you're doing when using Socket.

The only thing relevant for Silkroad is the used protocol being TCP.


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Old 06/09/2018, 09:38   #3
 
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I see, so doesn't matter using either .. I will stick with Socket.Listen then ... thank you Daxter
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looking at the metadata they are practically the same both inherit from Socket.net class
tcpListener() is a wrapper for a more simple straight-forward stuff.
Socket.Listen() provides a lot more flexibility, that being said it tends to get more complex(not really).
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