Simple tcp/ip server using sockets
this example from a Well House Consultants training course
Source code: server.py Module: Y303
# Server example
# Establish a TCP/IP socket
s = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET,socket.SOCK_STREAM)
# Bind to TCP port No. 17642 ...
# ... and listen for anyone to contact you
# queueing up to five requests if you get a backlog
# Servers are "infinite" loops handling requests
# Wait for a connection
connect, address = s.accept()
# Typically fork at this point
# Receive up to 1024 bytes
resp = (connect.recv(1024)).strip()
# And if the user has sent a "SHUTDOWN"
# instruction, do so (ouch! just a demo)
if resp == "SHUTDOWN": break
# Send an answer
connect.send("You said '" + resp + "' to me\n")
# And there could be a lot more here!
# When done with a connection close it
# And loop for / wait for another client
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