Making our own ping - Part 1 (Introduction to networking)
When I launched my Patreon, I vowed to explain how computers work. But in 2019, computers rarely work in isolation. So let’s take the time to write a few articles about how computers talk to each other.
The history of network protocols and standards is long and...Read more
Making our own ping - Part 2 (Win32 API)
So, how doesRead more
ping.exeactually send a ping? It seems unrealistic that
ping.exeitself implements all the protocols involved in sending a ping. So it must be calling some sort of library. Also, since it ends up talking to the outside world via a NIC (network interface...