[Newbies] Re: Building a remote countdown clock
herbertkoenig at gmx.net
Sun Nov 8 09:00:26 UTC 2009
AB> (NetNameResolver addressForName: 'aComputersName') inspect
AB> you should get an Inspector on a ByteArray with the IP address.
AB> Hmmm, I was expecting to get an inspector on a ByteArray, but
AB> what I actually got was an inspector on SocketAddress. Something
AB> is obviously not quite right here! :-)
again not on your side, I tried in Pharo and they introduced a class
You have to send that instance the message hostNumber to get the
IP-Address as .... oops ... a String. I surely didn't expect that!
What makes it worse, is that my code works though I hand an Array
as the IP address to Socket. So my best guess is you go to the Pharo
list and ask about the proper way to set up a UDP (or TCP) connection.
I could tell you how to pick the bytes out of SocketAddress but this
is Smalltalk after all. There must be a high level way.
Sorry for no better reply,
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