When two people are able to communicate we generally assume that they know the same language, and that is the key to understanding each other. This applies to the world of computing as well, where the set of standards are called protocols. During this article we plan to present in a nutshell the most common TCP/IP protocol types. We wonít get in-depth, so donít expect university course-style materialójust the basics.
As you can see, we've reached the end of this article. Unfortunately, due to space constraints we could not get into details and discuss other protocols as well. We have slightly focused on the IP, TCP, and UDP protocols since these are the most important components of the entire suite.
In a future article we will become familiar with VoIP protocols. In another sequel, we are going to discuss routing protocols, which are rather complex.
Finally, we will find out how cellular phones communicate and talk about mobile standards such as the GSM and CDMA. You won't want to miss those articles!
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