MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE of CUNY
Department of Physical, Environmental and Computer Sciences
Department Office, Carroll 417 - Phone 718-270-6453
CS 309(TLC 309) Network Programming
2 lecture hours, 2 Laboratory hours, 3 credits
Course Description: This course focus on interconnecting Local Area Networks (LAN) into larger private and public networks including Enterprise and Wide Area Networks (WAN). Topics include network programming with Sockets, TCP/IP protocol stack, server side/client side applications programming.
Prerequisites: CS 305, CS 307
Unix Network Programming I: Networking APIs: Sockets and XTI, 3rd edition
W. Richard Stevens, Bill Fenner, Andrew M. Rudoff, Prentice Hall, 2003, ISBN: 0-13-141155-1
The final grade will be a weighted average or exams, homework assignments, laboratory assignments, research paper or project and oral presentation of paper or project.
Academic Requirements and Regulations: Students who officially withdraw from a course between the 4th through the 8th week receive a grade of W, which is not counted in computing the grade point average. Courses officially dropped after the 8th week of class will appear as a WF and count as an F grade. INC (Incomplete) or ABS (absent) grades will only be given to students who are passing the course.
Honor Code and Plagiarism: Students are required to sign and adhere to the departmental honor pledge. Check with the department for a copy of the pledge.
CUNY Proficiency Examination (CPE)The CPE is a graduation requirement. All students between 45-60 credits are required to sit for and pass the CPE. You have only three chances to pass this examination. Each missed scheduled examination after the 45 credit mark counts as a failure. For more information about this requirement, contact the Medgar Evers College CPE Liaison.
Topical Course Outline
- The Transport Layer: TCP and UDP
- Sockets Introduction
- TCP Client-Server Example
- Socket Options
- Elementary UDP Sockets
- IPv4 and IPv6 Interoperability
- Name and Address Conversions
- I/O Functions
- ioctl Operations
- Routing Sockets
- Final Exam