Popular instructors Jeremy Foster and Michael Palermo will be in our studios for two great courses for HTML and JavaScript developoers, kicking off on Tuesday August 26 with The Modern Web Platform and followed by 2 days of Developing Universal Windows Apps with HTML and JavaScript on August 27 and 28.

The Modern Web Platform will provide get an informative introduction on the latest capabilities and features available in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. This fast-paced primer on core platform technologies is perfect for beginners who want a quick ramp-up or for intermediate web developers who want to explore the foundation you need to create universal apps. Explore the basics you need to create websites, web apps, and even native Windows apps. Dive deep into modern web APIs and tour libraries you can use to build anything from the simplest to the most complex apps. And Microsoft experts demo the building blocks of the new environment, with practical tips and tricks.

Course outline

  • Introduction and Primer

  • Layout and Styling

  • Transitions and Transforms

  • APIs

  • More APIs

  • JavaScript Libraries

The Modern Web Platform Jump Start

Date:  August 26, 2014
Time: 9:00am–5:00pm
Where: Live, online virtual classroom
Cost: Free!

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Then, if you want to build rich, native apps on a new and exciting platform, look no further than our 2 day course on Developing Universal Windows Apps with HTML and JavaScript . Get the details from Microsoft experts in this fast-paced, two-day course, complete with demos and a look at design considerations for screens from 4 to 40 inches! Get an introduction to universal apps, make tiles and splash screens, and learn how to bind data. In addition, find out how to build for a multilingual audience, work with authentication scenarios, see how to get your apps out to Windows devices and Windows Phones, and a ton more! Make the most of this opportunity to explore universal Windows apps with the experts!

Course outline

DAY 1:

  • Introduction to Universal Apps

  • App Lifecycle

  • Visual Assets and User Interaction

  • File Handling

  • Data

  • Networking and Web Services

DAY 2:

  • Accessibility and Globalization

  • Hardware and Sensors

  • Custom Controls

  • Background Work

  • Managing User Info

  • Monetization, Packaging, and Publishing

Developing Universal Windows Apps with HTML and JavaScript Jump Start

Date:  August 27‒28, 2014
Time: 9:00am–5:00pm
Where: Live, online virtual classroom
Cost: Free!

Register now!