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Programming Slam: Jonah L, Year 8

In my form room I noticed that a lot of my friends enjoyed a card game called Slam. I was interested in how I could create a game where two players could play against each other on different computers. After doing some research, I found that I would need to program a ‘network socket  connection’.

This allows you to make a connection between a server and a client computer.  My chosen programming language, Java, conveniently has a library for just for these purposes. After spending several weeks on the game, I can now play against anyone else who is on the same internet address.

Jonah L

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