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The wln. object represents the Wi-Fi interface of your device. It is through this object that you find available Wi-Fi networks and select the one to associate with. You can also create an ad-hoc network of your own and have other stations connect to it.
The wln. object is not responsible for actual data communications over the Wi-Fi — this is the job of the sock. object.
On platforms with Wi-Fi support, you will find Wi-Fi interface listed or available on the following sock. object's properties:
In the task it performs, the wln. object is similar to the net object, which controls another interface — the Ethernet. In comparison, the wln. object is much more complex.
The wln object allows you to:
The wln. object works with dedicated hardware — the GA1000 add-on module. This add-on hardware is described in our Programmable Hardware Manual.