MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5


Course Name Exam Hours
Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 70-480 40
Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript 70-481 40
Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript 70-482 40
Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

About this Course

This course introduces 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

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • 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.

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.

Course Modules

  • Module 1: Overview of HTML and CSS
  • Module 2: Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages
  • Module 3: Introduction to JavaScript
  • Module 4: Creating Forms to Collect Data and Validate User Input
  • Module 5: Communicating with a Remote Data Source
  • Module 6: Styling HTML5 by Using CSS3
  • Module 7: Creating Objects and Methods by Using JavaScript
  • Module 8: Creating Interactive Pages using HTML5 APIs
  • Module 9: Adding Offline Support to Web Applications
  • Module 10: Implementing an Adaptive User Interface
  • Module 11: Creating Advanced Graphics
  • Module 12: Animating the User Interface
  • Module 13: Implementing Real-Time Communications by Using Web Sockets
  • Module 14: Creating a Web Worker Process
Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript

About this Course

In this course students will learn essential programming skills and techniques that are required to develop Windows Store apps. This includes a combination of both design and development skills, as well as ensuring that students are comfortable using and making the most of the Visual Studio and Expression Blend tools.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for professional developers who have one or more years of experience creating applications and who are comfortable programming in HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Windows 8 platform and features, and explore the basics of a Windows app interface.
  • Create the User Interface layout and structure.
  • Apply the MVVM pattern to application design.
  • Implement the AppBar and layout controls.
  • Use templates to create the UI.
  • Use data binding to present data in the UI.
  • Handle files and streams.
  • Design and implement Process Lifetime Management (PLM).
  • Handle navigation scenarios in a Windows Store app.
  • Implement Semantic Zoom.
  • Design and implement contracts such as Search, Share and Settings.
  • Implement tiles and toast notifications in a Windows Store app.
  • Respond to mouse, keyboard and touch events, including gestures.
  • Deploy a Windows Store app to the Windows Store or an enterprise store.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • 1 or more years of experience creating applications
  • 1 to 3 months experience creating Windows client applications
  • 1 to 3 months experience using Visual Studio 2010 or 2012
  • Attended Course 20480B: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3, or equivalent knowledge

Course Modules

  • Module 1: Overview of the Windows 8 Platform and Windows Store Apps
  • Module 2: Single-Page Applications and the MVVM Design Pattern
  • Module 3: Using WinJS
  • Module 4: Implementing Layout using Windows 8 Built-In Controls
  • Module 5: Presenting Data
  • Module 6: Handling Files in Windows Store Apps
  • Module 7: Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management
  • Module 8: Designing and Implementing Navigation in a Windows Store App
  • Module 9: Implementing Windows 8 Contracts
  • Module 10: Implementing Tiles and User Notifications
  • Module 11: Designing and Implementing a Data Access Strategy
  • Module 12: Responding to Mouse and Touch
  • Module 13: Planning for Windows Store App Deployment
Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript

About this Course

This course will teach you advanced programming practices and techniques that will help you develop Windows Store apps. In this course, you will learn how design and develop Windows Store apps, as well as implement advanced features, such as using location information, streaming media to external devices, and integrating with online services. You will also learn how to use Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 and Expression Blend tools.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for professional developers who have one or more years of experience creating applications for a production environment and who are comfortable programming in HTML5, JavaScript and CSS to create Windows Store apps.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Add animations and transitions in a Windows Store app to improve the user experience.
  • Localize the Windows Store app UI.
  • Brand the Windows Store app and improve the loading experience with a splash screen.
  • Use various storage mechanisms, choose a suitable caching strategy for their Windows Store app, and use advanced file access methods.
  • Create custom controls, extend template controls, and create and consume WinMD components.
  • Implement the Print and Settings contracts and the Play To API.
  • Work with the Push Notification Service (WNS).
  • Capture media with the camera and microphone.
  • Create and consume background tasks.
  • Discover device capabilities, interact with devices, and act upon sensor data.
  • Implement Windows Store trial licensing and in-app purchasing and advertising.
  • Understand how to manage Windows authentication and web authentication in Windows Store apps.
  • Diagnose problems and monitor application behavior by using tracing and profiling tools and APIs.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • 6 to 12 months experience programming in HTML5.
  • 3 to 6 months experience using Visual Studio 2013 (including experience in using preview builds).
  • Minimum one month of experience working on Windows Store apps.

Course Modules

  • Module 1: Windows Store App Essentials
  • Module 2: Implementing Animations and Transitions
  • Module 3: Implementing Globalization and Localization
  • Module 4: Branding and a Seamless User Interface
  • Module 5: Advanced Data Scenarios in a Windows Store App
  • Module 6: Creating Reusable Controls and Components
  • Module 7: Implementing Advanced Contract Scenarios
  • Module 8: The Windows Push Notification Service (WNS)
  • Module 9: Capturing Media
  • Module 10: Background Tasks
  • Module 11: Working with Sensors and Devices
  • Module 12: Generating Revenue with your App
  • Module 13: Securing Windows Store App Data
  • Module 14: Tracing and Profiling Windows Store Apps