Full program description

NICF - Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

What's In It For Me

  • Gain basic HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript programming skills.
  • It will be a good starting point into both the Web application and Windows Store apps training paths.
  • Learn to create your own website.

Course Overview

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.

Course Duration

5 Days / 40 Hours

Course Outline

Overview of HTML and CSS

This module provides an overview of HTML and CSS, and describes how to use Visual Studio 2012 to build a Web application.

  • Overview of HTML
  • Overview of CSS
  • Creating a Web Application by Using Visual Studio 2012

Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages

This module describes the new features of HTML5, and explains how to create and style HTML5 pages.

  • Creating an HTML5 Page
  • Styling an HTML5 Page

Introduction to JavaScript

This module provides an introduction to the JavaScript language, and shows how to use JavaScript to add interactivity to HTML5 pages.

  • Overview of JavaScript Syntax
  • Programming the HTML DOM with JavaScript
  • Introduction to jQuery

Creating Forms to Collect Data and Validate User Input

This module describes the new input types available with HTML5, and explains how to create forms to collect and validate user input by using the new HTML5 attributes and JavaScript code.

  • Overview of Forms and Input Types
  • Validating User Input by Using HTML5 Attributes
  • Validating User Input by Using JavaScript

Communicating with a Remote Data Source

This module describes how to send and receive data to and from a remote data source by using an XMLHTTPRequest object and by performing jQuery AJAX operations.

  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using XMLHTTPRequest
  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using jQuery AJAX operations

Styling HTML5 by Using CSS3

This module describes how to style HTML5 pages and elements by using the new features available in CSS3.

  • Styling Text
  • Styling Block Elements
  • CSS3 Selectors
  • Enhancing Graphical Effects by Using CSS3

Creating Objects and Methods by Using JavaScript

This module explains how to write well-structured and easily-maintainable JavaScript code, and how to apply object-oriented principles to JavaScript code in a Web application.

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

Creating Interactive Pages using HTML5 APIs

This module describes how to use some common HTML5 APIs to add interactive features to a Web application. This module also explains how to debug and profile a Web application.

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

Adding Offline Support to Web Applications

This module describes how to add offline support to a Web application, to enable the application to continue functioning in a user's browser even if the browser is disconnected from the network.

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

Implementing an Adaptive User Interface

This module describes how to create HTML5 pages that can dynamically detect and adapt to different devices and form factors.

  • Supporting Multiple Form Factors
  • Creating an Adaptive User Interface

Creating Advanced Graphics

This module describes how to create advanced graphics for an HTML5 Web application by using a Canvas element, and by using Scalable Vector Graphics.

  • Creating Interactive Graphics by Using Scalable Vector Graphics
  • Programmatically Drawing Graphics by Using a Canvas

Animating the User Interface

This module describes how to enhance the user experience in an HTML5 Web application by adding animations.

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

Implementing Real-Time Communications by Using Web Sockets

This module explains how to use Web Sockets to transmit and receive data between an HTML5 Web application and a server.

  • Introduction to Web Sockets
  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using Web Sockets

Creating a Web Worker Process

This module describes how to use Web Worker Processes to perform long-running operations asynchronously and improve the responsiveness of an HTML5 Web application.

  • Introduction to Web Workers
  • Performing Asynchronous Processing by Using a Web Worker

Mode of Assessment

Students must complete a paper-based NICF assessment during class.

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Awarded NICF Statement of Attainments (SOAs)

Upon completion of the course, students will also be awarded with SOAs from SSG.

Course Objectives

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.

Pre-requisites

Particpants whould complete NICF - MTA: Software Development Fundamentals course or possess equivalent knowledge and skills before attending this course.

Funding Information

  • SSG Funding

This course is aligned to the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) and accredited by SSG with Cat-B Funding (PME Level).

  • SkillsFuture Credit

Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture credit to offset course fee payable after SSG funding.

  • Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

NTUC members enjoy UTAP* benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC LearningHub.

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. 

NTUC LearningHub Course Code: NICF130

Skillsconnect Code: CRS-Q-0030795-IT

Microsoft Course Code: 20480B

Price

Course Fee with SSG Cat-B funding

Individual Sponsored Company Sponsored
w/o GST w GST Non-SME SME
w/o GST w GST w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee $2,850.00 $3,049.50 $2,850.00 $3,049.50 $2,850.00 $3,049.50
Singapore Citizens & PRs aged 21 years and above $2,250.00 $2,449.50 $2,250.00 $2,449.50 $850.00 $1,049.50
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above $850.00 $1,049.50 $850.00 $1,049.50 $850.00 $1,049.50
Singapore Citizens aged 35 years and above who are not earning more than $2,000 per month (WTS Scheme) $142.50 $342.00 $142.50 $342.00 $142.50 $342.00

Remarks:

  • Individual Sponsored
    • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding.
    • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their PSEA funds to offset course fee payable after funding.
  • Company Sponsored
    • Absentee Payroll claimable by SMEs: Up to 80%of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr
    • Absentee Payroll claimable by Non-SMEs: Up to 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50/hr
    • Absentee payroll claimable by companies (SMEs and Non-SMEs) sponsoring candidates under WTS Scheme: Up to 95% of hourly basic salary (no dollar cap)

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees

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