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Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Communication

Synchronous and asynchronous communication are two fundamental methods of transmitting information, particularly in the context of computing and telecommunications. Each has its characteristics and is suited for different scenarios.

Synchronous Communication


  • Synchronous Communication refers to a method of communication where the sender and receiver are both present and active at the same time. In computing, it often involves a process that waits for a response before moving forward.




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