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X-O Game Through LAN

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Play X-O through TCP connection
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This code was used to implement the Tic-Tac-Toe game and play it through the LAN with a friend. Of course, we use the TCP protocol to send instructions.


The TCP protocol is used to send reliable data through the network. In order to understand this code well, you must first have a general overview about the TCP transmission protocol.

Using the Code

In this project, we have two separate programs, one for the server that manages the entrance of the players and to hold messages from one player to another. The other program is the part for the clients (i.e. players) that listen to any messages coming from the server. It also performs some Event Handlers and the most important part is THREADING. For the clients, they are TCP clients for the server that listen at port 5000 for client requests.

Parts from the code look like this:

//TCP client
TcpClient client = new TcpClient("localhost", 5000);
                output = client.GetStream();
                writer = new BinaryWriter(output);
                sendr = (PictureBox)sender;    

//TCP listener
TcpListener tcplistner = new TcpListener(5000);
            while (true)
                welsock = tcplistner.AcceptSocket();
                networkstream = new NetworkStream(welsock);
                reader = new BinaryReader(networkstream);
                writer = new BinaryWriter(networkstream);

For any further details, please don't hesitate to contact me.



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Software Developer Biomedical Engineering Software
Egypt Egypt
I Graduated from Biomedical and Systems Engineering july 2008 department faculty of engineering cairo university. and am interested in the field of Biomedical Engineering Software. as i think its very powerful & interseting field.

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QuestionCode Pin
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QuestionHi Pin
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QuestionHow to Play Pin
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Generalhello! Pin
Betty57-Jul-08 1:40
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QuestionVery Nice application, want to look at source...BUT where is the source? Pin
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Generalu is spelled Y.O.U. ur is Y.O.U.R. Pin
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GeneralRe: u is spelled Y.O.U. ur is Y.O.U.R. Pin
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Generalnice but Pin
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GeneralRe: nice but Pin
Galaxy18-Dec-07 22:38
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QuestionWhere is the source? Pin
BGaddis18-Dec-07 16:37
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QuestionCan we make it 3D :) Pin
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