ID1212 Network Programming 7.5 credits


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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Basic concepts for distributed applications, for example

  • Distributed applications that communicate over sockets.
  • Distributed applications that communicate over RMI and message queues.
  • Web applications and application servers.
  • Framework, design and handling of threads for above-mentioned applications.

Intended learning outcomes *

After a pass mark on course, the student should be able to develop distributed applications that communicate with different communication paradigms and then use appropriate design and architecture.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

  • ID1018 Programming I or an equivalent course.
  • IV1350 Object-oriented design or equivalent knowledge.
  • ID1354 Applications for internet, basic course or the equivalent knowledge.

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The course is not based on any particular prescribed book. Some recommended books are shown below

  • Elliotte Rusty Harold. Java Network Programming, 4th Edition. O'Reilly & Ass., Inc. October 2013.
  • Jan Graba. An Introduction to Network Programming with Java, 3rd Edition. Springer, 2013.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Assignments, 4.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

In agreement with KTH´s coordinator for disabilities, it is the examiner who decides to adapt the examination for students in possession of a valid medical certificate. The examiner may permit other examination forms at the re-examination of few students

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Sten Andersson

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EECS/Computer Science

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Education cycle *

First cycle

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Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Supplementary information

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: