The Java Networking API is a networking API based in the JDK for developing network programs including RMI, TCP and UDP sockets, multicasting protocol and content handlers.
A Distributed Discussion with Elliotte Rusty Harold
In this interview, Java Network Programming, 3rd Edition author Elliotte Rusty Harold discusses the improvements and hazards of networking in Java, as well as the evolution of Java itself.
URLs and URIs, Proxies and Passwords
Java networking is seldom as simple as it first seems. In this excerpt, one of a series from Java Network Programming, 3rd Edition, Elliotte Rusty Harold shows how to encode and decode URLs, work with URIs, use multiple proxy servers, query servers with HTTP GET, and use password-based authentication.
The Java Platform
In this excerpt from O'Reilly & Associates' Java in a Nutshell, 4th Edition, David Flanagan shows you a number of the Java 2SE platform packages, using examples of the most useful classes in these packages.