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DD2310 Java Programming for Python Programmers 1.5 credits

This course is indended for students who have taken a course in programming technique in Python and needs to learn the programming language Java to be able to read one of the advanced courses DD2390 or DD2385.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus DD2310 (Spring 2011–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Basic object orientation. Syntax for and programming in Java.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course you will have learned 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

*  read advanced courses in computer science that require knowledge in Java.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

For single course students, 90 credits are required including 45 credits within mathematics or informatics. Furthermore is required Swedish B and English B or equivalent.

Students who have taken a programming course in Java can not take this course

Recommended prerequisites

Python programming skills from a course in programming technique (DD1310, DD1311, DD1312, DD1314, DD100N) or DD1343 Computer Science and numerical methods part 1, or equivalent.


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To be announced at least 4 weeks before course start at course web page.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • LAB1 - Laboratory Work, 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 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 DD2310

Offered by

EECS/Computer Science

Main field of study

Computer Science and Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

DD1389 Internet Programming and DD1385/DD2385 Software Engineering.


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Supplementary information

Fromn 2018, the course will be replaced by DD1380.

The course can not be combined with DD1332, DD1337, DD1339, DD1340, DD1341, DD1342, DD1346 or DD1380.