Do you want to make a socket server app?
A server can be created using the module socket.
If you make a socket server, you can define your own application protocol. You can also use it to work with existing apps.
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Sockets work on the application layer, it does not specify any protocol and on this level you’d define an application protocol yourself.
bind socket to port start listening
wait for client receive data
The example below starts a socket server on port 7000. You can use telnet or a socket client to connect to this port.
Once run, a server will be running on localhost port 7000.
# Socket created
Once running it will wait for messages. To connect with it, use telnet or modify the socket client from the previous section.