is an object that represents an active WSTP connection for functions such as LinkRead and LinkWrite.
- 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.
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.
Wolfram Language. 1996. "LinkObject." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/LinkObject.html.
Wolfram Language. (1996). LinkObject. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/LinkObject.html