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Visual Studio 2012

Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
(Microsoft Training Course: 20480) - 5 days - £1995 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course provides an introduction to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.
> Course outline
  1. Overview of HTML and CSS
  2. Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages
  3. Introduction to JavaScript
  4. Creating Forms to Collect Data and Validate User Input
  5. Communicating with a Remote Data Source
  6. Styling HTML5 by Using CSS3
  7. Creating Objects and Methods by Using JavaScript
  8. Creating Interactive Pages using HTML5 APIs
  9. Adding Offline Support to Web Applications
  10. Implementing an Adaptive User Interface
  11. Creating Advanced Graphics
  12. Animating the User Interface
  13. Implementing Real-Time Communications by Using Web Sockets
  14. Creating a Web Worker Process


Module 1: Overview of HTML and CSS
  • Overview of HTML
  • Overview of CSS
  • Creating a Web Application by Using Visual Studio 2012
  • Lab: Exploring the Contoso Conference Application
  • Walkthrough of the Contoso Conference Application
  • Examining and Modifying the Contoso Conference Application
Skills
  • Describe basic HTML elements and attributes
  • Explain the structure of CSS
  • Describe the tools available in Visual Studio 2012 for building Web applications
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Module 2: Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages
  • Creating an HTML5 Page
  • Styling an HTML5 Page
  • Lab : Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages
  • Creating HTML5 Pages
  • Styling HTML5 Pages
Skills
  • Create static pages using the new features available in HTML5
  • Use CSS3 to apply basic styling to the elements in an HTML5 page
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Module 3: Introduction to JavaScript
  • Overview of JavaScript Syntax
  • Programming the HTML DOM with JavaScript
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • Lab : Displaying Data and Handling Events by Using JavaScript
  • Displaying Data Programmatically
  • Handling Events
Skills
  • Explain the syntax of JavaScript and describe how to use JavaScript with HTML5
  • Write JavaScript code that manipulates the HTML DOM and handles events
  • Describe how to use jQuery to simplify code that uses many common JavaScript APIs
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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
  • Lab : Creating a Form and Validating User Input
  • Creating a Form and Validating User Input by Using HTML5 Attributes
  • Validating User Input by Using JavaScript
Skills
  • Create forms that use the new HTML5 input types.
  • Validate user input and provide feedback by using the new HTML5 attributes.
  • Write JavaScript code to validate user input and provide feedback in cases where it is not suitable to use HTML5 attributes
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Module 5: Communicating with a Remote Data Source
  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using XMLHTTPRequest
  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using jQuery AJAX operations
  • Lab : Communicating with a Remote Data Source
  • Retrieving Data
  • Serializing and Transmitting Data
  • Refactoring the Code by Using jQuery ajax method
Skills
  • Serialize, deserialize, send, and receive data by using XMLHTTPRequest objects
  • Simplify code that serializes, deserializes, sends, and receives data by using the jQuery ajax method
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Module 6: Styling HTML5 by Using CSS3
  • Styling Text
  • Styling Block Elements
  • CSS3 Selectors
  • Enhancing Graphical Effects by Using CSS3
  • Lab : Styling Text and Block Elements using CSS3
  • Styling the Navigation Bar
  • Styling the Page Header
  • Styling the About Page
Skills
  • Style text elements on an HTML5 page by using CSS3
  • Apply styling to block elements by using CSS3.
  • Use CSS3 selectors to specify the elements to be styled in a Web application
  • Implement graphical effects and transformations by using the new CSS3 properties
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Module 7: Creating Objects and Methods by Using JavaScript
  • Writing Well-Structured JavaScript
  • Creating Custom Objects
  • Extending Objects
  • Lab : Refining Code for Maintainability and Extensibility
  • Inheriting From Objects
  • Refactoring Code to Use Objects
Skills
  • Describe the benefits of structuring JavaScript code carefully to aid maintainability and extensibility
  • Explain best practices for creating custom objects in JavaScript
  • Describe how to extend custom and native objects to add functionality
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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
  • Lab : Creating Interactive Pages by Using HTML5 APIs
  • Incorporating Video
  • Incorporating Images
  • Using the Geolocation API
Skills
  • Use the Drag and Drop, and the File APIs to interact with files in a Web application.
  • Incorporate audio and video into a Web application.
  • Detect the location of the user running a Web application by using the Geolocation API.
  • Explain how to debug and profile a Web application by using the Web Timing API and the Internet Explorer Developer Tools.
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Module 9: Adding Offline Support to Web Applications
  • Reading and Writing Data Locally
  • Adding Offline Support by Using the Application Cache
  • Lab : Adding Offline Support to a Web Application
  • Implementing the Application Cache
  • Implementing Local Storage
Skills
  • Save and retrieve data locally on the user's computer by using the Local Storage API
  • Provide offline support for a Web application by using the Application Cache API
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Module 10: Implementing an Adaptive User Interface
  • Supporting Multiple Form Factors
  • Creating an Adaptive User Interface
  • Lab : Implementing an Adaptive User Interface
  • Creating a Print-Friendly Stylesheet
  • Adapting Page Layout To Fit a Different Form Factor
Skills
  • Describe the need to detect device capabilities and react to different form factors in a Web application
  • Create a Web page that can dynamically adapt its layout to match different form factors
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Module 11: Creating Advanced Graphics
  • Creating Interactive Graphics by Using Scalable Vector Graphics
  • Programmatically Drawing Graphics by Using a Canvas
  • Lab : Creating Advanced Graphics
  • Creating an Interactive Venue Map by Using Scalable Vector Graphics
  • Creating a Speaker Badge by Using a Canvas Element
Skills
  • Use Scalable Vector Graphics to add interactive graphics to an application
  • Draw complex graphics on an HTML5 Canvas element by using JavaScript code
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Module 12: Animating the User Interface
  • Applying CSS Transitions
  • Transforming Elements
  • Applying CSS Key-frame Animations
  • Lab : Animating User Interface Elements
  • Applying Transitions to User Interface Elements
  • Applying Key-Frame Animations
  • Applying CSS Transitions
  • Transforming Elements
  • Applying CSS Key-frame Animations
  • Lab : Animating User Interface Elements
  • Applying Transitions to User Interface Elements
  • Applying Key-Frame Animations
Skills
  • Apply CSS transitions to elements on an HTML5 page, and write JavaScript code to detect when a transition has occurred
  • Describe the different types of 2D and 3D transitions available with CSS3
  • Implement complex animations by using CSS key-frames and JavaScript code
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Module 13: Implementing Real-Time Communications by Using Web Sockets
  • Introduction to Web Sockets
  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using Web Sockets
  • Lab : Implementing Real-Time Communications by Using Web Sockets
  • Receiving Data from Web Socket
  • Sending Data to a Web Socket
  • Sending Multiple Types of Messages To or From a Web Socket
Skills
  • Explain how Web Sockets work and describe how to send and receive data through a Web Socket
  • Use the Web Socket API with JavaScript to connect to a Web Socket server, send and receive data, and handle the different events that can occur when a message is sent or received
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Module 14: Creating a Web Worker Process
  • Introduction to Web Workers
  • Performing Asynchronous Processing by Using a Web Worker
  • Lab : Creating a Web Worker Process
  • Improving Responsiveness by Using a Web Worker
  • Providing User Feedback During a Long-Running Process
Skills
  • Describe the purpose of a Web Worker process, and how it can be used to perform asynchronous processing as well as provide isolation for sensitive operations
  • Use the Web Worker APIs from JavaScript code to create, run, and monitor a Web Worker process
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> Pre-Requisites
This course is intended for students who have the following experience:
  • One to three months of experience creating web applications, including writing simple JavaScript code.
  • or
  • One month of experience using Visual Studio .Net.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to explain how to use VS 2012 to create & run a Web app; describe the new features of HTML5, & create & style HTML5 pages; add interactivity to an HTML5 page by using JavaScript; create HTML5 forms by using different input types, & validate user input by using HTML5 attributes & JavaScript code; send & receive data to & from a remote data source by using XMLHTTPRequest objects & jQuery AJAX operations; style HTML5 pages using CSS3; create easily-maintainable JavaScript code; use common HTML5 APIs in interactive Web apps; create Web apps that support offline operations; create HTML5 Web pages that can adapt to different devices & form factors; add advanced graphics to an HTML5 page using Canvas elements, & Scalable Vector Graphics; enhance the user experience by adding animations to an HTML5 page; use Web Sockets to send & receive data between a Web app & a server; improve the responsiveness of a Web app that performs long-running operations by using Web Worker processes.