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Class

Client

Name

readString()

Examples
// Example by Tom Igoe

import processing.net.*; 
Client myClient; 
String inString;
byte interesting = 10;

void setup() { 
  size (300, 100);
  // Connect to the local machine at port 10002.
  // This example will not run if you haven't
  // previously started a server on this port.
  myClient = new Client(this, "127.0.0.1", 10002); 
} 

void draw() { 
  if (myClient.available() > 0) { 
    background(0); 
    inString = myClient.readString(); 
    println(inString); 
  }
} 

Description Returns the all the data from the buffer as a String. This method assumes the incoming characters are ASCII. If you want to transfer Unicode data, first convert the String to a byte stream in the representation of your choice (i.e. UTF8 or two-byte Unicode data), and send it as a byte array.
Syntax
client.readString()
Parameters
client Client: any variable of type Client
ReturnsString
Updated on July 25, 2014 01:11:41pm EDT

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