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FilledSmallSquareLinkCreate["name"] creates a MathLink link with the specified name for another program to connect to.

FilledSmallSquareLinkCreate[ ] picks an unused port on your computer system and creates a MathLink link on it.

FilledSmallSquareLinkCreate returns a LinkObject.

FilledSmallSquare You can use LinkCreate and LinkConnect to set up peer-to-peer communication between two Mathematica processes.

FilledSmallSquare The option LinkProtocol specifies the underlying data transport protocol to use.

FilledSmallSquareLinkCreate internally calls a function analogous to the MLOpenArgv() function in the MathLink library.

FilledSmallSquare See The Mathematica Book: Section 2.12.6.

FilledSmallSquare See also: LinkConnect, LinkLaunch, LinkClose.