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DD1386 Internet Programming 7.5 credits

In this course, you will learn how to build simpler client-server applications for the web. The course begins with an instroduction to the structure of the Internet and continues with full-stack web development focusing on the backend.

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For course offering

Autumn 2024 intneti25 programme students

Application code


Headings with content from the Course syllabus DD1386 (Autumn 2022–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Basic internet knowledge. Protocols, datagram, internetworking, socket programming, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, HTTP server, PKI, JSSE, SSL/TLS.

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student shall be able to

  • describe Internet's fundamental structure and its most important protocols,
  • explain the structure and function of the HTTP protocol
  • develop dynamic web pages
  • develop server programs with Java and NodeJS
  • use encryption with JSSE

in order to be able to design simple client/server applications for the web with Java and NodeJS.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Knowledge in fundamentals of computer science, 6 higher education credits, equivalent to completed course DD1338/DD1320/DD1321/DD1325/DD1327/DD2325/ID1020/ID1021.

Knowledge and skills in Java programming, 7.5 higher education credits, equivalent to completed course DD1337/DD1385/ID1018, or completed DD1380 including its specific prerequisites.

Active participation in a course offering where the final examination is not yet reported in LADOK is considered equivalent to completion of the course.

Registering for a course is counted as active participation.

The term 'final examination' encompasses both the regular examination and the first re-examination.

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

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


  • LAB1 - Laboratory assignment, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • PRO1 - Project work, 3.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 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.

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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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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

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Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

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