Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

Course OD20480B

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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.

  • Explain how to use Visual Studio 2012 to create and run a Web application.
  • Describe the new features of HTML5, and 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 by 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 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 by using Canvas elements, and by using 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.
  • This course is intended for professional developers who have 6-12 months of programming experience and who are interested in developing applications using HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
  • Students choosing to attend this course without a developer background should pay special attention to the training prerequisites. Developers who have more than 5 years programming experience may find that portions of this training are fundamental in nature when presenting the syntax associated with certain programming tasks.
  • Individuals who are interested in taking exam 70-480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3, can also attend this course.

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Module 1: Overview of HTML and CSS

This module provides an overview of HTML and CSS, and describes how to use Visual Studio 2012 to build a Web application.

Lessons

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

Module 2: Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages

This module describes the new features of HTML5, and explains how to create and style HTML5 pages.

Lessons

  • Creating an HTML5 Page
  • Styling an HTML5 Page

Module 3: Introduction to JavaScript

This module provides an introduction to the JavaScript language, and shows how to use JavaScript to add interactivity to HTML5 pages.

Lessons

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

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

This module describes the new input types available with HTML5, and explains how to create forms to collect and validate user input by using the new HTML5 attributes and JavaScript code.

Lessons

  • 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

This module describes how to send and receive data to and from a remote data source by using an XMLHTTPRequest object and by performing jQuery AJAX operations.

Lessons

  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using XMLHTTP Request
  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using jQuery AJAX operations

Module 6: Styling HTML5 by Using CSS3

This module describes how to style HTML5 pages and elements by using the new features available in CSS3.

Lessons

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

Module 7: Creating Objects and Methods by Using JavaScript

This module explains how to write well-structured and easily-maintainable JavaScript code, and how to apply object-oriented principles to JavaScript code in a Web application.

Lessons

  • Writing Well-Structured JavaScript
  • Creating Custom Objects Extending Objects

Module 8: Creating Interactive Pages using HTML5 APIs

This module describes how to use some common HTML5 APIs to add interactive features to a Web application. This module also explains how to debug and profile a Web application.

Lessons

  • 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

This module describes how to add offline support to a Web application, to enable the application to continue functioning in a user's browser even if the browser is disconnected from the network.

Lessons

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

Module 10: Implementing an Adaptive User Interface

This module describes how to create HTML5 pages that can dynamically detect and adapt to different devices and form factors.

Lessons

  • Supporting Multiple Form Factors
  • Creating an Adaptive User Interface

Module 11: Creating Advanced Graphics

This module describes how to create advanced graphics for an HTML5 Web application by using a Canvas element, and by using Scalable Vector Graphics.

Lessons

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

Module 12: Animating the User Interface

This module describes how to enhance the user experience in an HTML5 Web application by adding animations.

Lessons

  • Applying CSS Transitions Transforming Elements
  • Applying CSS Key-frame Animations

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

This module explains how to use Web Sockets to transmit and receive data between an HTML5 Web application and a server.

Lessons

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

Module 14: Creating a Web Worker Process

This module describes how to use Web Worker Processes to perform long-running operations asynchronously and improve the responsiveness of an HTML5 Web application.

Lessons

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

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Prerequisites

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 o 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.

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