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MS-20480 - Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

This course provides an introduction to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. This course helps students gain basic HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript programming skills. This course is an entry point into both the Web application and Windows Store apps training paths. The course focuses on using HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript 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 application.

The lab scenarios in this course are selected to support and demonstrate the structure of various application scenarios. They are intended to focus on the principles and coding components/structures that are used to establish an HTML5 software application.

This course uses Visual Studio 2012, running on Windows 8.

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Before attending this course, students must have at least three months of professional development experience.
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should have a combination of practical and conceptual knowledge related to HTML5 programming. This includes the following prerequisites:
  • Understand the basic HTML document structure:
  • How to use HTML tags to display text content.
  • How to use HTML tags to display graphics.
  • How to use HTML APIs.
  • Understand how to style common HTML elements using CSS, including:
  • How to separate presentation from content
  • How to manage content flow.
  • How to control the position of individual elements.
  • How to implement basic CSS styling.
  • Understand how to write JavaScript code to add functionality to a web page:
  • How to create and use variables
  • How to use:
  • arithmetic operators to perform arithmetic calculations involving one or more variables
  • relational operators to test the relationship between two variables or expressions
  • logical operators to combine expressions that contain relational operators
  • How to control the program flow by using if … else statements.
  • How to implement iterations by using loops.
  • How to write simple functions.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Overview of HTML and CSS

Overview of HTML
Overview of CSS
Creating a Web Application by Using Visual Studio 2012

Module 2: Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages

Creating an HTML5 Page
Styling an HTML5 Page

Module 3: Introduction to JavaScript

Overview of JavaScript Syntax
Programming the HTML DOM with JavaScript
Introduction to jQuery

Module 4: Creating Forms to Collect Data and Validate User Input

Overview of Forms and Input Types
Validating User Input by Using HTML5 Attributes
Validating User Input by Using JavaScript

Module 5: Communicating with a Remote Data Source

Sending and Receiving Data by Using XMLHTTPRequest
Sending and Receiving Data by Using jQuery AJAX operations

Module 6: Styling HTML5 by Using CSS3

Styling Text
Styling Block Elements
CSS3 Selectors
Enhancing Graphical Effects by Using CSS3

Module 7: Creating Objects and Methods by Using JavaScript

Writing Well-Structured JavaScript
Creating Custom Objects
Extending Objects

Module 8: Creating Interactive Pages using HTML5 APIs

Interacting with Files
Incorporating Multimedia
Reacting to Browser Location and Context
Debugging and Profiling a Web Application

Module 9: Adding Offline Support to Web Applications

Reading and Writing Data Locally
Adding Offline Support by Using the Application Cache

Module 10: Implementing an Adaptive User Interface

Supporting Multiple Form Factors
Creating an Adaptive User Interface

Module 11: Creating Advanced Graphics

Creating Interactive Graphics by Using Scalable Vector Graphics
Programmatically Drawing Graphics by Using a Canvas

Module 12: Animating the User Interface

Applying CSS Transitions
Transforming Elements
Applying CSS Key-frame Animations

Module 13: Implementing Real-Time Communications by Using Web Sockets

Introduction to Web Sockets
Sending and Receiving Data by Using Web Sockets

Module 14: Creating a Web Worker Process

Introduction to Web Workers
Performing Asynchronous Processing by Using a Web Worker