Assignment 1

538B Distributed Systems: Assignment 1

Due: Jan 8th at 9PM

Winter 2015

This assignment is intended to get you started with programming in the Go language: to solve this assignment you will need to install Go, figure out how to compile, run, and debug a Go program. The logic of the program itself is simple.

Deliverable: Write a client program that takes 0 arguments, sends a UDP message to a "fortune" server, receives a UDP message in response, and prints out the contents of the server's response to the screen. The server is listening on

Meta: Make sure to follow the course collaboration policy and refer to the assignments instructions that detail how to submit your solution.