ID1212 Network Programming 7.5 credits


Please note

The information on this page is based on a course syllabus that is not yet valid.

  • Education cycle

    First cycle
  • Main field of study

  • Grading scale

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

Course offerings

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.

Course main content

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.



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


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.

Required equipment


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

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

Requirements for final grade

Offered by

EECS/Computer Science


Leif Lindbäck,


Leif Lindbäck <>


Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2019.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2019.