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Project.004: Networking and Network Programming using Sockets, TCP/IP, IPv4

Program Overview

This course is tailored for aspiring engineers with 0 to 1 years of relevant experience, focusing on the essentials of Linux network programming. It covers foundational network concepts, Linux networking APIs, socket programming, and various network protocols. The course combines theoretical learning with practical applications, culminating in a project that allows participants to develop a real-world network application on Linux.

Target Audience

* Recent graduates and entry-level software engineers looking to specialize in network programming on Linux.
* Individuals with basic programming knowledge seeking to transition into network engineering roles.
* Students of computer science or related fields with an interest in networking and Linux system programming.


* 20 sessions, each lasting 1 hour, delivered over 4 weeks.
* The course will conclude with a comprehensive project that applies the concepts learned.

Learning Objective

Participants will:
* Understand the basics of networking and Linux network architecture.
* Learn socket programming and how to develop network applications in C.
* Gain insights into TCP/IP, UDP, and other key network protocols.
* Master the use of Linux command-line tools and Bash scripting for network task automation and management.
* Develop a real-world network application that demonstrates their understanding and skills in Linux network programming.


These Modules should be should be completed before-hand...

Course Curriculum

Introduction to Linux and Networking
Overview of Linux OS, networking concepts, and the TCP/IP model.
Linux Network Environment Setup
Configuring the Linux networking environment, tools, and utilities.
Socket Programming Basics
Understanding sockets, creating and binding sockets to addresses.
TCP/IP Sockets
Developing TCP client-server applications, connection management.
UDP Sockets
Handling datagrams, building UDP client-server applications.
Advanced Socket Programming
Socket options, non-blocking sockets, and multiplexing.
Network Protocols
Deep dive into HTTP, FTP, and SMTP protocol basics and applications.
Network Security Fundamentals
Basics of network security, secure socket layer (SSL), and transport layer security (TLS) in applications.
Linux Network APIs
Exploring Linux network APIs for advanced network programming.
Debugging and Testing Network Applications
Tools and techniques for debugging and testing network applications on Linux.
Automation with Bash Scripting
Automating network tasks using Bash scripts for efficiency.
Project Planning and Development
Introduction to the course project, planning, and initial development stages.
Continued Project Development and Completion
Detailed development phases of the project with iterative feedback.
Integration of advanced networking concepts and technologies.
Final project presentation and review.

Course Delivery

Online: Live interactive sessions via video conferencing platforms for theoretical lessons.
In-person: Hands-on labs and debugging sessions in a classroom setup for practical experience.
Hybrid: A mix of online theory classes and in-person or virtual practical sessions for a comprehensive learning experience.

Training Methodology

Lectures: In-depth presentations on both foundational concepts and advanced networking topics.
Hands-On Labs: Real-world exercises and coding sessions to apply and reinforce learned concepts.
Reading Assignments: Curated list of kernel documentation, programming books, and influential articles for deeper understanding.
Videos: Visual content to demonstrate networking concepts and coding techniques effectively.


Upon completion of the course, participants will have:
* A solid foundation in C programming tailored to network applications.
* In-depth knowledge of socket programming and major network protocols.
* Proficiency in using Linux for network programming, including automation tasks with Bash scripting.
* A capstone project that showcases their ability to design and implement a network application on Linux, reflecting their cumulative learning and skills.

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