Stories from the Web Crawling trenches in networking

Leveraging Unix Sockets for Efficient Inter-Process Communication with aiohttp

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Feb 22, 2024

IPC enables processes on the same machine to communicate locally. Unix domain sockets provide faster communication, lower latency, and improved security. Python aiohttp library supports UDS for inter-process communication.

How to Build a Super Simple HTTP Proxy in Objective-C in Just 14 Lines of Code

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Oct 1, 2023

Learn how to build a simple HTTP proxy in Objective-C using the Foundation framework and networking APIs.

Is socket a Python library?

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Feb 20, 2024

The socket module in Python is a built-in interface for networking and inter-process communication. It is not a third-party library and can be imported freely without extra installation steps.

Leveraging Sockets for Network Communication in Python

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Feb 8, 2024

Sockets in Python provide a low-level networking interface for sending and receiving data across networks and the internet.

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