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Developing Web Applications using HTML5

Up to 8h
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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 organizations must still support. You will learn best practices, how to utilize modern scripting libraries, and migrate yourself and your organization 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.


July 9th, 2020 - Enabled direct browser RDP connection for a streamlined experience


About the author

Ed Wright, opens in a new tab
Senior Learning Consultant
Learning paths

Ed is an Outstanding Trainer in Software Development, with a passion for technology and its uses and holding more than 10 years’ experience.

Previous roles have included being a Delivery Manager, Trainer, ICT teacher, and Head of Department. Ed continues to develop existing and new courses, primarily in web design using: PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL, and OOP (Java), Programming Foundations (Python), and DevOps (Git, CI/CD, etc). Ed describes himself as practically minded, a quick learner, and a problem solver who pays great attention to detail. 

Ed’s specialist area is training in Emerging Technologies, within Web Development. Ed mainly delivers courses in JavaScript covering vanilla JS, ES2015+, TypeScript, Angular, and React (the latter is authored by Ed) and has delivered on behalf of Google for PWAs. Ed has also developed a new suite of PHP courses and has extensive experience with HTML/CSS and MySQL. 

Ed is responsible for delivering QA’s Programming Foundations course using the Eclipse IDE. His skillset extends into the DevOps sphere, where he is able to deliver courses based around Agile/Scrum practices, version control, and CI/CD.

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Lab steps

Starting the Developing Web Applications using HTML5 Exercises