This course goal is to enable students to become a successful participant in an industrial or open source software project.
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Content and learning outcomes
Revision control, continuous integration, the life cycle for software.
Design patterns, components.
Testing and debugging.
Software maintenance, configuration management, refactoring.
Quality assurance Estimation and measurement of performance and code complexity, scalability.
Intended learning outcomes
After completion of the course, students should be able to:
- apply revision control to a software project,
- systematically test and debug a program,
- combine different types of software testing technologies in a project,
- understand and use pattern for design and implementation of software
- deploy quality assurance techniques and judge their results.
Literature and preparations
Object-Oriented Programming and basic computer science equivalent to one of the courses DD1320, DD1321, DD1325, DD1327, DD1338, DD1339, DD1340, DD1341 or DD1346.
Object oriented programming, algorithms and datastructures corresponding to one of the courses DD1320, DD1321, DD1325, DD1327, DD1338, DD1339, DD1340, DD1341, DD1346 or ID1020.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- ÖVN1 - Exercises, 7.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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 laboratory assignments.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- 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 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 DD2480
Main field of study
DD2487 Large-Scale Software Development
Grading criteria will be announced at the start of the course.
This course is based on group projects; students have to participate locally.
In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see:
This course contains group projects and labs. Course registration after the official registration period is not possible, since we need to create the groups in the beginning of the course.