Chapter 3 - IoService

A MINA IoService - as seen in the application architecture chapter, is the base class supporting all the IO services, either from the server side or the client side.

It will handle all the interaction with your application, and with the remote peer, send and receive messages, manage sessions, conections, etc.

It's an interface, which is implemented as an IoAcceptor for the server side, and IoConnector for the client side.

We will expose the interface in those chapters :