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Week 6 and Week 7 Summary
Posted 9 Oct 2004 by herman
The summary covers three classes only.

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Reading Assignment
Posted 2 Oct 2004 by herman
Here's what you should be reading during the week 1 October to 8 October.

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Linda in Python
Posted 1 Oct 2004 by herman
Learn some of the Linda coordination language using Python.

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Parallel Programming
Posted 30 Sep 2004 by herman
Some reading notes accompany the lectures on parallel programming.

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Week 5 Summary
Posted 24 Sep 2004 by herman
The week included more about Threads (Locks, Queues), the select() method, the HTTP protocol, and XML.

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Review for First Exam
Posted 24 Sep 2004 by herman
The weekly summaries give some idea of the material covered, and you can also look at a previous examination.

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Framing
Posted 22 Sep 2004 by herman
Chapter 3 of the TCP/IP Sockets book introduces ideas for how to constuct messages, including framing data in messages.

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Threads in Python
Posted 21 Sep 2004 by herman
Use threads in Python to manage concurrency, which is useful for a server that handles multiple clients concurrently.

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Third Homework: due Friday 24 September
Posted 20 Sep 2004 by herman
This second Python programming homework uses networking.

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Week 3 and Week 4 Summaries
Posted 20 Sep 2004 by herman
Weeks 3 and 4 of the course finished the introduction to TCP/IP, covered chapters 2 and 4 of the TCP/IP Sockets text, and introduced Python.

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UDP Sockets in Python
Posted 17 Sep 2004 by herman
Chapter 4 of the TCP/IP Sockets text shows examples in C of using UDP sockets for network communication. Here are some Python programs that use the UDP protocol for datagram sending and receiving.

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Second Homework: due Friday 17 September
Posted 13 Sep 2004 by herman
This is the first programming homework, introducing Python. The homework is due anytime on Friday 17 September. (*** Please see reply added 9/14 about True/False.)

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TCP/IP Sockets
Posted 10 Sep 2004 by herman
This article has pointers to programs used in the first lecture on TCP/IP sockets. Please use these programs to supplement your reading of Chapter 2 of the text TCP/IP Sockets in C.

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Week 2 Summary
Posted 3 Sep 2004 by herman
The second week concentrated on how datagrams are forwarded in Local Area Networks (LANs) and through routers in the Internet.

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Homework 1
Posted 30 Aug 2004 by herman
Due Friday 9/3.

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Week 1 Summary
Posted 27 Aug 2004 by herman
The first week of the course started coverage of basic networking concepts, including TCP/IP.

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