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DD2390 Internet Programming 6.0 credits

A second course in computer science giving a broad overview of Internet programming.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus DD2390 (Spring 2013–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Basic knowledge of internet concepts such as protocol, datagram and internetworking. Socketprogramming, threadprogramming and chatprograms. HTML, CSS and javascript. Server-side programming with Java Server Pages. Applets and RMI. HTTP servers. PHP, Java EE. PKI, JSSE, SSL/TLS, Android.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course the students should be able to

  • describe the principal structure of the internet and its most important protocols,
  • use socket- and threadprogramming,
  • explain the structe and function of the HTTP-protocol,
  • develop a webpage with dynamic HTML,
  • develop on Android,
  • use cryptography with JSSE

so that they can

  • develop a basic client-server system for the web.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Single course students: 90 university credits including 45 university credits in Mathematics or Information Technology. English B, or equivalent and Swedish B, or equivalent.

Recommended prerequisites

Good skills in programming and the Java language; DD1337, DD1338, DD1342, DD2310 or DD2385 or equivalent.


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Course literature will be announced at course web page at least 4 weeks before course start. Previous year material produced at the department was used.

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 Work, 4.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • PRO1 - Project, 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.

In this course all the regulations of the code of honor at the School of Computer science and Communication apply, see:

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 DD2390

Offered by

CSC/Computer Science

Main field of study

Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology, Information and Communication Technology

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

Please discuss with the teacher.


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Supplementary information

The course has been replaced by DD1389.