The basics of a chat program
userev at canelasoftware.com
Tue Nov 28 10:10:43 CST 2006
On Nov 28, 2006, at 12:54 AM, Jan Sælid wrote:
> Mark wrote,
>> I just made a couple of modifications. I uploaded a new version just
>> now. The program does work once you enter in the other user's ip. I
>> just tested in on my MBPro with the Mac talking to my Win system on
>> Parallels. Worked great! Let me know if you need any direct help on
>> using it.
> I get a problem if one of the machines is firewalled. I found
> another stack
> on rev online by Alex Tweedly, actually 2 stacks. 'TCP App 2' &
> 'TCP App 1'.
> The latter one allows the machine to be more like a server. If I
> run "TCP
> App 2" one on the machine with a firewall it connects. With this
> setup you
> only need to have 1 open port on one of the machines.
The firewall issue is ... well... and issue. Both parties need to
port forward their routers to the specified system. Maybe someone
knows a better way to manage this without having to use a server
model. I have not tried switching the port from 8080 to just 80.
Someone with more knowledge on the subject may have a better solution.
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