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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.

At the end of the program, the participants will be able to :

  1. Explain how to use Visual Studio 2012 to create and run a Web application
  2. Describe the new features of HTML5, and create and style HTML5 pages
  3. Add interactivity to an HTML5 page by using JavaScript
  4. Create HTML5 forms by using different input types, and validate user input by using HTML5 attributes and JavaScript code
  5. Send and receive data to and from a remote data source by using XMLHTTPRequest objects and jQuery AJAX operations
  6. Style HTML5 pages by using CSS3
  7. Create well-structured and easily-maintainable JavaScript code
  8. Use common HTML5 APIs in interactive Web applications
  9. Create Web applications that support offline operations
  10. Create HTML5 Web pages that can adapt to different devices and form factors
  11. Add advanced graphics to an HTML5 page by using Canvas elements, and by using and Scalable Vector Graphics
  12. Enhance the user experience by adding animations to an HTML5 page
  13. Use Web Sockets to send and receive data between a Web application and a server
  14. 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 (either Windows Store apps for Windows 8 or web applications).

This program is 5 days of intensive training class.

Before attending this course, participants must have at least three months of professional development experience. In addition to the professional experience, participants who attend this training should have a combination of practical and conceptual knowledge related to HTML5 programming. This includes the following prerequisites:

  1. Understand the basic HTML document structure, including:
    • How to use HTML tags to display text content.;
    • How to use HTML tags to display graphics;
    • How to use HTML APIs.
  2. 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.
  3. Understand how to write JavaScript code to add functionality to a web page, including:
    • How to create and use variables
    • How to use arithmetic operators to perform arithmetic calculations involving one or more variables;
    • How to use relational operators to test the relationship between two variables or expressions;
    • How to use 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;
  4. How to write simple functions

At the end of the program, the participants will be assessed with 2 hours of Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3Exam.


  1. Overview of HTML
  2. Overview of CSS
  3. Creating a Web Application by Using Visual Studio 2012

Lab : Exploring the Contoso Conference Application

  1. Creating an HTML5 Page
  2. Styling an HTML5 Page

Lab : Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages

  1. Overview of JavaScript Syntax
  2. Programming the HTML DOM with JavaScript
  3. Introduction to jQuery

Lab : Displaying Data and Handling Events by Using JavaScript

  1. Overview of Forms and Input Types
  2. Validating User Input by Using HTML5 Attributes
  3. Validating User Input by Using JavaScript

Lab : Creating a Form and Validating User Input

  1. Sending and Receiving Data by Using XMLHTTPRequest
  2. Sending and Receiving Data by Using jQuery AJAX operations

Lab : Communicating with a Remote Data Source

  1. Styling Text
  2. Styling Block Elements
  3. CSS3 Selectors
  4. Enhancing Graphical Effects by Using CSS3

Lab : Styling Text and Block Elements using CSS3

  1. Writing Well-Structured JavaScript
  2. Creating Custom Objects
  3. Extending Objects

Lab : Refining Code for Maintainability and Extensibility

  1. Interacting with Files
  2. Incorporating Multimedia
  3. Reacting to Browser Location and Context
  4. Debugging and Profiling a Web Application

Lab : Creating Interactive Pages by Using HTML5 APIs

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

Lab : Adding Offline Support to a Web Application

  1. Supporting Multiple Form Factors
  2. Creating an Adaptive User Interface

Lab : Implementing an Adaptive User Interface

  1. Creating Interactive Graphics by Using Scalable Vector Graphics
  2. Programmatically Drawing Graphics by Using a Canvas

Lab : Creating Advanced Graphics

  1. Applying CSS Transitions
  2. Transforming Elements
  3. Applying CSS Key-frame Animations

Lab : Animating User Interface Elements

  1. Introduction to Web Sockets
  2. Sending and Receiving Data by Using Web Sockets

Lab : Implementing Real-Time Communications by Using Web Sockets

  1. Introduction to Web Workers
  2. Performing Asynchronous Processing by Using a Web Worker

Lab : Creating a Web Worker Process

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