Microsoft 20480 – Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

In this course you will learn the basics of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript programming skills. The focus of the course will be on using HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript in order to implement programming logic, define and use variables, perform looping and branching, develop user interfaces, capture and validate user input, store data and create well-structured applications.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at developers with some professional experience interested in developing applications using HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will know how to:

  • Use Visual Studio 2012 to create and run a web application
  • New features of HTML5
  • Create and style HTML5 pages
  • Add interactivity to an HTML5 page by using JavaScript
  • Create HTML5 forms by using different input types and validate user input using HTML5 attributes and JavaScript code
  • Send and receive data to and from a remote data source by using XMLHTTPRequest objects and jQuery AJAX operations
  • Style HTML5 pages by using CSS3
  • Create well-structured and easily-maintainable JavaScript code
  • Use common HTML5 application programming interfaces (APIs) in interactive Web applications
  • Create web applications that support offline operations
  • Create HTML5 web pages that can adapt to different devices and form factors
  • Add advanced graphics to an HTML5 page using Canvas elements and Scalable Vector Graphics
  • Enhance the user experience by adding animations to an HTML5 page
  • Use web sockets to send and receive data between a web application and a server
  • Improve the responsiveness of a web application that performs long-running operations by using web worker processes


Students need to have:

  • Understanding of the basic HTML document structure:
  • Experience using HTML tags to display text content
  • Experience using HTML tags to display graphics
  • Experience using HTML APIs
  • Knowledge of common style HTML elements using CSS, including:
  • Separating presentation from content
  • Managing content flow
  • Managing positioning of individual elements
  • Managing content overflow
  • Basic CSS styling
Course outline

Course Outline

1. HTML and CSS
Creating a Web Application Using Visual Studio 2012
2. Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages
3. JavaScript
JavaScript Syntax
Programming the HTML DOM with JavaScript
4. Creating Forms to Collect Data and Validate User Input
Forms and Input Types
Validating User Input Using HTML5 Attributes
Validating User Input Using JavaScript
5. Communicating with a Remote Data Source
Sending and Receiving Data by Using XMLHTTPRequest
Sending and Receiving Data by Using jQuery AJAX Operations
6. Styling HTML5 Using CSS3
Styling Text
Styling Block Elements
CSS3 Selectors
Enhancing Graphical Effects Using CSS3
7. Creating Objects and Methods by Using JavaScript
Writing Well-Structured JavaScript
Creating Custom Objects
Extending Objects
8. Creating Interactive Pages Using HTML5 APIs
Interacting with Files
Incorporating Multimedia
Reacting to Browser Location and Context
Debugging and Profiling a Web Application
9. Adding Offline Support to Web Applications
Reading and Writing Data Locally
Adding Offline Support Using the Application Cache
10. Implementing an Adaptive User Interface
Creating a Print-Friendly Stylesheet
Adapting Page Layout to Fit a Different Form Factor
11. Creating Advanced Graphics
Creating Interactive Graphics Using Scalable Vector Graphics
Programmatically Drawing Graphics Using a Canvas
12. Animating the User Interface
Applying CSS Transitions
Transforming Elements
Applying CSS Key-Frame Animations
13. Implementing Real-Time Communications Using Web Sockets
Web Sockets
Sending and Receiving Data Using Web Sockets
14. Creating a Web Worker Process
Web Workers
Performing Asynchronous Processing Using aWeb Worker

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