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Examples

There are several examples to help your experience with Netty. It is recommended to start from the first one and to finish to the last one. You also might want to browse the complete list of examples: 5.0, 4.1, 4.0, and 3.9.

Fundamental

  • Echo ‐ the very basic client and server
  • Discard ‐ see how to send an infinite data stream asynchronously without flooding the write buffer
  • Uptime ‐ implement automatic reconnection mechanism

Text protocols

  • Telnet ‐ a classic line-based network application
  • Quote of the Moment ‐ broadcast a UDP/IP packet
  • SecureChat ‐ an TLS-based chat server, derived from the Telnet example

Binary protocols

  • ObjectEcho ‐ exchange serializable Java objects
  • Factorial ‐ write a stateful client and server with a custom binary protocol
  • WorldClock ‐ rapid protocol protyping with Google Protocol Buffers integration

HTTP

Advanced

  • Proxy server ‐ write a highly efficient tunneling proxy server
  • Port unification ‐ run services with different protocols on a single TCP/IP port

UDT

Fundamental

  • Echo ‐ the very basic client and server
  • Discard ‐ see how to send an infinite data stream asynchronously without flooding the write buffer
  • Uptime ‐ implement automatic reconnection mechanism

Text protocols

  • Telnet ‐ a classic line-based network application
  • Quote of the Moment ‐ broadcast a UDP/IP packet
  • SecureChat ‐ an TLS-based chat server, derived from the Telnet example

Binary protocols

  • ObjectEcho ‐ exchange serializable Java objects
  • Factorial ‐ write a stateful client and server with a custom binary protocol
  • WorldClock ‐ rapid protocol protyping with Google Protocol Buffers integration

HTTP

Advanced

  • Proxy server ‐ write a highly efficient tunneling proxy server
  • Port unification ‐ run services with different protocols on a single TCP/IP port

UDT

Fundamental

  • Echo ‐ the very basic client and server
  • Discard ‐ see how to send an infinite data stream asynchronously without flooding the write buffer
  • Uptime ‐ implement automatic reconnection mechanism

Text protocols

  • Telnet ‐ a classic line-based network application
  • Quote of the Moment ‐ broadcast a UDP/IP packet
  • SecureChat ‐ an TLS-based chat server, derived from the Telnet example

Binary protocols

  • ObjectEcho ‐ exchange serializable Java objects
  • Factorial ‐ write a stateful client and server with a custom binary protocol
  • WorldClock ‐ rapid protocol protyping with Google Protocol Buffers integration

HTTP

Advanced

  • Proxy server ‐ write a highly efficient tunneling proxy server
  • Port unification ‐ run services with different protocols on a single TCP/IP port

UDT

Fundamental

  • Echo ‐ the very basic client and server
  • Discard ‐ see how to send an infinite data stream asynchronously without flooding the write buffer
  • Uptime ‐ implement automatic reconnection mechanism

Text protocols

  • Telnet ‐ a classic line-based network application
  • Quote of the Moment ‐ broadcast a UDP/IP packet
  • SecureChat ‐ an TLS-based chat server, derived from the Telnet example

Binary protocols

  • ObjectEcho ‐ exchange serializable Java objects
  • Factorial ‐ write a stateful client and server with a custom binary protocol
  • WorldClock ‐ rapid protocol protyping with Google Protocol Buffers integration

HTTP

  • Snoop ‐ build your own extremely light-weight HTTP client and server
  • File server ‐ asynchronous large file streaming in HTTP
  • Web Sockets (Client & Server) ‐ add a two-way full-duplex communication channel to HTTP using Web Sockets

Advanced

  • Proxy server ‐ write a highly efficient tunneling proxy server
  • Port unification ‐ run services with different protocols on a single TCP/IP port