A Java socket is one terminal of a 2-way networked communication relationship between two programs. For the TCP layer to recognize the program that data is intended to be transferred to, a socket is tied to a port number.
The two types of sockets are connectionless and connection-oriented.
Learning socket programming is worthwhile if the learner wants to pursue a career in networking. One out of every thousand computer professionals attempts to know something about it, despite the fact that it is generally seen as a less important field.
There are three types of sockets created in Java which are raw sockets, datagram sockets, and stream sockets.
Yes, socket programming is a point-to-point connection.