net_connect(addr,port,server,udp)

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Description

Initializes a socket as either a client or socket as UDP or TCP-IP using the given network address and port. Supports both IPv4 and IPv6, for clients the identifier indicates the server used for receiving messages. Returns an indentifier for the socket or negative on error.
Note: Use 127.0.0.1 to connect the server internally as its own client

Parameters

Parameter Data Type Description
addr string network address
port string network port
server boolean whether or not the socket is a server (true) or client (false)
udp boolean whether or not the connection is udp (true) or tcp (false)

Return Values

integer: Returns the id of the socket or negative on error.

Example Call

// demonstrates opening a udp network server socket connection
serversocketid = net_connect("0.0.0.0", "25565", false, true);
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