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[Discuss] peer to peer software

> From: at [mailto:discuss-
> at] On Behalf Of Stephen Adler
> I'm looking to write a peer to peer application and was looking for some
> tool kits or libraries or other software bit which I could use to build
> my application. I did a quick search of peer to peer software and all I
> got were discussions and books about general peer to peer applications,
> but nothing on existing peer to peer software libraries or tools which
> one can use in order to build your application. Is there such a thing
> "out there"? Or do I need to write all tcp socket communications from
> scratch? (peer discovery algorithms etc.)

There are lots of things to consider.  Bonjour, NAT-PMP, UPnP, STUN, TURN, etc.

I would expect each of these to have libraries available in most popular languages that you might consider using.

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