1. Include necessary libraries and headers for networking and TCP communication in C++.

  2. Create a TCP socket using the socket() function.

  3. Define the address and port for the server using a sockaddr_in struct.

  4. Convert the server address and port from string format to network byte order using inet_pton() and htons().

  5. Connect the client to the server using the connect() function.

  6. Send data to the server using the send() function.

  7. Receive data from the server using the recv() function.

  8. Close the socket connection using the close() function.