[Mono-list] IPC Scenario between a service and a web page
amc1999 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 17:22:43 EDT 2007
We are using simple .NET Remoting with tcp channel and that works
nicely under both MS.NET and Mono. Only the initialization is slightly
different, but it's one line of code under #ifdef.
In other projects we have sockets or WebRequest/WebResponse exchange,
which you may also consider if your service is not a .NET-based but
rather plain c/c++ I did not personally test those on Mono but pretty
sure it's OK.
On 11/2/07, Robert Jordan <robertj at gmx.net> wrote:
> Vasili Sviridov wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I have a service which performs TCP/IP data exchange with multiple clients.
> > I also have a web page, on which I'd like to have a "ping" button, that
> > should tell the service to send a certain packet to the client and
> > return a response.
> > My question is - what's the best way to implement this?
> > I've found an implementation of named pipes by Ivan Latunov, but it
> > looks like its windows only. Currently that's OK, but i know for sure
> > that the project will be moved to linux entirely.
> > Is there an implementation that's lightweight and works on both runtimes?
> You could use .NET Remoting with IPC channels. That's .NET 2.0 only,
> though. See System.Runtime.Remoting.IpcChannel on MSDN.
> OTOH, since you already have a TCP/IP service, why don't you access
> it via localhost?
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