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MOD+DMOC: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (M20480B)

Learn to program using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript with Visual Studio 2012.

GK# 4643

Course Overview


In this course, you will be introduced to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript and 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 2017, running on Windows 10.

Redeem five SATVs for an individual On-Demand course plus digital Microsoft Official Courseware (dMOC). For more information on Microsoft SATVs click here.


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What You'll Learn

  • 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 Fetch API
  • Style HTML5 pages by using CSS3
  • Create well-structured and easily-maintainable JavaScript code
  • Write modern JavaScript code and use babel to make it compatible to all browsers
  • 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
  • Use WebPack to package web applications for production.


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  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Creating a Web Application Using Visual Studio 2012

Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages

  • Creating HTML5 Pages
  • Styling HTML pages

Introduction to JavaScript

  • Overview of JavaScript
  • Introduction to the Document Object Model

Creating Forms to Collect Data and Validate User Input

  • Creating HTML5 Forms
  • Validating User Input Using HTML5 Attributes
  • Validating User Input Using JavaScript

Communicating with a Remote Server

  • Async programming in JavaScript
  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using XMLHTTP Request
  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using jQuery AJAX Operations

Styling HTML5 Using CSS3

  • Styling Text by Using CSS3
  • Styling Block Elements
  • CSS3 Selectors
  • Pseudo-Classes and Pseudo-Elements
  • Enhancing Graphical Effects Using CSS3

Creating Objects and Methods by Using JavaScript

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

Creating Interactive Pages Using HTML5 APIs

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

Adding Offline Support to Web Applications

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

Implementing an Adaptive User Interface

  • Supporting Multiple Form Factors
  • Adapting Page Layout to Fit a Different Form Factor

Creating Advanced Graphics

  • Creating Interactive Graphics Using Scalable Vector Graphics
  • Drawing Graphics by Using the Canvas API

Animating the User Interface

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

Implementing Real-Time Communications Using Web Sockets

  • Web Sockets
  • Using the WebSocket API

Performing Background Processing by using web workers

  • Performing Asynchronous Processing Using a Web Worker

Packaging JavaScript for production deployment

  • Understanding Transpilers and Module bundling
  • Creating Separate Packages for Cross Browser Support


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Lab 1: Explore the Contoso Conference Application

  • Exploring the Contoso Conference Application
  • Examine and Modify the Contoso Conference Application

Lab 2: Create and Style HTML5 Pages

  • Create HTML5 Pages
  • Style HTML5 Pages

Lab 3: Display Data and Handle Events by Using JavaScript

  • Display Data Programmatically
  • Handle Events

Lab 4: Create a Form and Validate User Input

  • Create a Form and Validate User Input Using HTML5 Attributes
  • Validate User Input Using JavaScript

Lab 5: Communicate with a Remote Data Source

  • Retrieve Data
  • Serialize and Transmit Data
  • Refactore the Code Using jQuery Ajax Method

Lab 6: Style Text and Block Elements using CSS3

  • Style the Navigation Bar
  • Style the Register Link
  • Style the About Page

Lab 7: Refine Code for Maintainability and Extensibility

  • Object Inheritance
  • Refactor JavaScript Code to Use Objects

Lab 8: Create Interactive Pages by Using HTML5 APIs

  • Dragging and Dropping Images
  • Incorporate Video
  • Use the Geolocation API to Report the User’s Current Location

Lab 9: Add Offline Support to a Web Application

  • Caching Offline Data by Using the Application Cache API
  • Persisting User Data by Using the Local Storage API

 Lab 10: Implement an Adaptive User Interface

  • Create a Print-Friendly Stylesheet
  • Adapt Page Layout to Fit a Different Form Factor

Lab 11: Create Advanced Graphics

  • Create an Interactive Venue Map Using Scalable Vector Graphics
  • Create a Speaker Badge Using a Canvas API

Lab 12: Animate User Interface

  • Apply CSS Transitions
  • Apply Key-Frame Animations

Lab 13:  Perform  Real-Time Communications Using Web Sockets

  • Receive Data from Web Socket
  • Send Data to a Web Socket
  • Handling Different Web Socket Message Types

Lab 14: Create a Web Worker Process

  • Improve Responsiveness Using a Web Worker


  • 1 – 3 months experience creating Web applications, including writing simple JavaScript code
  • 1-month experience creating Windows client applications
  • 1-month of experience using Visual Studio 2017Programming Fundamentals of Web Applications (10958)


Who Should Attend

  • Developers who have at least six months of professional experience and who are interested in developing applications using HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (either Windows Store apps or IE10 apps for the web)
  • Developers who have more than five years programming experience may find that portions of this training are fundamental in nature when presenting the syntax associated with certain programming tasks

Follow-On Courses


  • Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps using HTML5 and JavaScript (M20481)
  • Advanced Windows Store App Development using HTML5 and JavaScript (M20482)

Training Exclusives

This course comes with three months, 24x7 access to: 

  • HD-quality streaming videos that adapt to your connection speed and device
  • Hands-on live labs with integrated lab steps and ability to save and resume labs
  • Knowledge checks for comprehensive assessments
  • 24x7 mentoring via chat, email and phone
  • Digital Microsoft Official Courseware (dMOC)
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Duration: 48 hours

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