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Answer: Is it possible to wait for data in a socket 'in the background'?

by AgentM (Curate)
on Feb 13, 2001 at 03:17 UTC ( #58019=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > network programming > Is it possible to wait for data in a socket 'in the background'? - Answer contributed by AgentM

Besides the obvious answer (select- Unix-style or IO::Select), you may want to look at POE for advanced design.

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