Python Programming/Sockets

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HTTP Client[edit]

Make a very simple HTTP client

import socket
s = socket.socket()
s.connect(('localhost', 80))
s.send('GET / HTTP/1.1\nHost:localhost\n\n')
s.recv(40000) # receive 40000 bytes

NTP/Sockets[edit]

Connecting to and reading an NTP time server, returning the time as follows

ntpps       picoseconds portion of time
ntps        seconds portion of time
ntpms       milliseconds portion of time
ntpt        64-bit ntp time, seconds in upper 32-bits, picoseconds in lower 32-bits