Developing Web Applications using HTML5

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Lab Steps

Logging into the Microsoft Azure Portal
Connecting to the Lab Virtual Machine Using RDP
Starting the Developing Web Applications using HTML5 Exercises

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Time Limit8h
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HTML5 is the foundation of web development supported in all modern browsers. A suite of connected technologies leverage HTML, JavaScript, and CSS to create a high-performance web application without the need for plugin technology and with reduced calls to servers. This lab takes developers with some experience of the core technologies into this brave new world whilst supporting the legacy technologies that many organisations must still support. You will learn best practices, how to utilise modern scripting libraries and migrate yourself and your organisation into the wave of modern web applications.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lab you will be able to:

  • Explain what HTML5 and CSS3 are
  • Utilize CSS3 transitions and transformations
  • Use jQuery to select and manipulate elements
  • Create HTML5 forms
  • Include audio and video in web applications using HTML5
  • Draw on the HTML5 canvas element
  • Understand Ajax
  • Leverage modern web application features including geolocation, and web sockets

Intended Audience

This lab is intended for:

  • Anyone who has been charged with setting up a website or developing web content
  • Those interested in getting a better understanding of the many technologies used to deliver web content


You should be familiar with:

  • Basic HTML and CSS
  • Computer programming concepts

Completion of the Web Development Fundamentals - HTML and CSS lab is recommended to fulfill the HTML and CSS prerequisite.

About the Author

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An outstanding trainer in software development with more than 15 years experience as a Corporate and Apprentice Trainer, ICT Teacher and Head of Department, with a passion for technology and its uses. Continuing to develop existing and new skills and courses, primarily in web design using PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS and SQL but also OOP (Java), programming foundations (Using Python), DevOps (Git, CI/CD, etc) and Agile/Scrum. Practically minded, a quick learner and a problem solver with an attention to detail to ensure high quality outcomes.

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