socket_open

Syntax

native socket_open(const _hostname[], _port, _protocol = SOCKET_TCP, &_error);

Description

Opens a new connection to hostname:port via protocol (either SOCKET_TCP or SOCKET_UDP),
returns a socket (positive) or negative or zero on error.
States of error:
0 - no error
1 - error while creating socket
2 - couldn't resolve hostname
3 - couldn't connect to given hostname:port