DD1380 Java Programming for Python Programmers 1.5 credits

Javaprogrammering för Pythonprogrammerare

This course is indended for students who have taken a course in programming technique in Python and needs to learn the programming language Java, for example to be able to take one of the advanced courses DD1385 or DD1389.

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Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Basic object orientation.

Syntax of and programming in Java.

Intended learning outcomes *

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

  • follow the rules in the programming language Java's syntax
  • account for basic object-oriented concepts in Java
  • design small Java programs

in order to:

  • be able to take advanced courses in computer science that require knowledge in Java.

Course Disposition

The course is a web course mainly based on self-study.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Programming in Python equivalent one of the courses DD100N, DD1310, DD1311, DD1312, DD1314, DD1315, DD1321.

Recommended prerequisites

Programming skills in Python, equivalent to DD100N, DD1310, DD1312, DD1315, DD1318 or DD1331.


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Will be announced on the course web no later than 10 weeks before the start of the course.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • LAB1 - Laboratory assignments, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, 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.

Other requirements for final grade *

Passed computer exercises.

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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Christian Smith

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.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web DD1380

Offered by

EECS/Computer Science

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Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

DD1385 and DD1389.


Christian Smith (ccs@kth.se)

Supplementary information

This course replaces DD2310. It cannot be combined with DD1332, DD1337, DD1339, DD1346 or DD2310.

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