[70-480] Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

Book description

Designed to help experienced programmers develop real-world, job-role-specific skills—this Training Guide focuses on creating applications with HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3. Build hands-on expertise through a series of lessons, exercises, and suggested practices—and help maximize your performance on the job.


  • Provides in-depth, hands-on training you take at your own pace
  • Focuses on job-role-specific expertise for using HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3 to begin building modern web and Windows 8 apps
  • Features pragmatic lessons, exercises, and practices
  • Creates a foundation of skills which, along with on-the-job experience, can be measured by Microsoft Certification exams such as 70-480
  • Coverage includes: creating HTML5 documents; implementing styles with CSS3; JavaScript in depth; using Microsoft developer tools; AJAX; multimedia support; drawing with Canvas and SVG; drag and drop functionality; location-aware apps; web storage; offline apps; writing your first simple Windows 8 apps; and other key topics

Book content

  1. Getting started with Visual Studio 2012 and Blend for Visual Studio 2012
  2. Getting started with HTML5
  3. Getting started with JavaScript
  4. Getting started with CSS3
  5. More HTML5
  6. Essential JavaScript and jQuery
  7. Working with forms
  8. Websites and services
  9. Asynchronous operations
  10. WebSocket communications
  11. HTML5 supports multimedia
  12. Drawing with HTML5
  13. Drag and drop
  14. Making your HTML location-aware
  15. Local data with web storage
  16. Offline web applications

About Author

Glenn Johnson, MCTS, MCPD, MCDBA, MCSE, is a trainer, consultant, and developer specializing in Microsoft .NET technologies. He has extensive experience with large-scale development projects and has written several books and courses, including the award-winning Microsoft Training Kit for Exam 70-516.

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