Winsock Support in Windows CE (Windows CE 5.0)

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The Windows CE implementation of Winsock provides the following functionality.

Functionality Description
Support for multiple transport protocols including layered protocols and provider chains Allows an application to use the Winsock interface to achieve simultaneous access to a number of installed transport protocols.
Sample code for a Layered Service Provider (LSP) Shows how to create a layered service provider.
Overlapped I/O with scatter/gather Incorporates the overlapped paradigm for socket I/O and incorporates scatter/gather capabilities as well, following the model established in Microsoft Win32® environments.
Protocol-independent name resolution facilities Includes a standardized set of functions for querying and working with the many different name resolution domains that exist today.
Winsock Secure Sockets Enables you to add a security infrastructure to an application using a set of specific Winsock extensions.

See Also

Multiple Transport Protocols | Layered Protocols and Provider Chains | Installing an LSP | Winsock Overlapped I/O and Event Objects | Winsock Name Resolution | Winsock Secure Sockets

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