Chilkat Socket C / C++ Library (including SSL + TLS)
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C++ Socket Examples
C Socket Examples
The Chilkat socket component/library provides a high-level, easy-to-use API for TCP/IP socket programming. It supports creating secure channels w/ TLS 1.2, 1.1, 1.0, and SSL 3.0. Both client-side and server-side SSL/TLS is supported, including the use and verification of digital certificates. (Digital certificates are typically optional on the client-side of a secure connection.) May be used in combination with the Chilkat Diffie-Hellman component to create custom secure channels. Provides the ability to convert already-open connections to secure connections or back. Provides asynchronous methods for sending and receiving asynchronously. Includes easy-to-use DNS lookup methods.
C++ Socket/SSL/TLS Library Features
- SSL/TLS and non-SSL/TLS programming is identical.
- Progress monitoring and abort capability for SSL and non-SSL connections.
- Asynchronously accept connections.
- Asynchronously intiate connection.
- Asynchronously send data.
- Asynchronously receive data.
- DNS Lookup (synchronous and asynchronous)
- Examine server-certificate for SSL connections.
- Optionally use client-certificate for SSL connections.
- Implements both server-side and client-side for SSL.
- Receive strings or byte data on TCP/IP sockets.
- Receive until match.
- Receive until byte.
- Receive until CRLF.
- Heartbeat events for "alive" status.
- Session logging.
- Automatic charset conversion (if desired) when sending/receiving strings.
- Build HTTP request in-memory
- SOCKS4 and SOCKS5 proxy support.
- HTTP proxy support.
- Thread safe.
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