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A Port Scanner in Node.js

In this tutorial, I will show you how to write a port scanner in Node.js! Hope this tutorial helps remove the misconception that Node is only for serverside programming and creating websites. First off, what is a port scanner? A port scanner is a software that automates the process of checking if a port is open on a machine. There are various levels of sophistication when it comes to scanning ports, and there are numerous tools that are hailed as industry standard, but in this tutorial we wil ...

TCP Socket Programming in Node.js

Eager to know how sockets are programmed in Node? There are three variants of sockets in Node - i. TCP, ii. UDP, iii. UNIX domain. In this particular post, I will show you the basics of TCP socket programming in Node.js. There are two categories of TCP socket programs you can write - i. server, ii. client. A TCP server listens for connections to it from clients and send data to the client. A TCP client connects to a TCP server exchange data with ...