LinkObject

LinkObject["name",n1,n2]

is an object that represents an active WSTP connection for functions such as LinkRead and LinkWrite.

Details

  • LinkConnect, LinkCreate, LinkLaunch, and Install all return LinkObject objects.
  • The integer n is a serial number used to distinguish links with the same name.
  • name is typically the name of an external program, or an internet TCP specification of the form port@host.

Examples

Basic Examples  (3)

Represent the active WSTP connection used by the Wolfram Language kernel:

LinkCreate creates a WSTP connection and returns a LinkObject:

Use LinkClose to close the connection:

List of all active LinkObject objects whose name ends with "shm":

Wolfram Research (1996), LinkObject, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/LinkObject.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (1996), LinkObject, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/LinkObject.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2020_linkobject, author="Wolfram Research", title="{LinkObject}", year="1996", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/LinkObject.html}", note=[Accessed: 17-January-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2020_linkobject, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={LinkObject}, year={1996}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/LinkObject.html}, note=[Accessed: 17-January-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 1996. "LinkObject." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/LinkObject.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (1996). LinkObject. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/LinkObject.html