Microsoft - MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5



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Windows Store Apps Using HTML5

Learn how to create Microsoft Windows Store style apps using HTML5. This nine-day accelerated MCSD: Windows Store Style Apps course is 50% faster than traditional training. Plus the MCSD certification will prove your ability to design and develop for the cloud.

Windows 8 is at the heart of millions of devices: Microsoft PC, Windows Phone and Surface. And Windows Store apps will bring Windows 8 to life. Now you can develop your own Windows Store style apps, while getting an MCSD certification.

Please note: Exam 70-480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 now results in the Microsoft Specialist certification.

Four reasons why you should sit your MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 9-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134.561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001


Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

  • HTML and CSS Overview
  • Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages
  • JavaScript Introduction
  • Creating Forms to Collect Data and Validate User Input
  • Communicating with a Remote Data Source
  • HTML5 Styling by Using CSS3
  • Creating Objects and Methods by Using JavaScript
  • Creating Interactive Pages using HTML5 APIs
  • Add Offline Support to Web Applications
  • Implement an Adaptive User Interface
  • Create Advanced Graphics
  • Animate the User Interface
  • Implement Real-Time Communications by Using Web Sockets
  • Creating a Web Worker Process

Essentials of Developing Windows Metro style Apps using HTML5 and JavaScript

  • Windows 8 Platform and Windows Store Apps Overview
  • Single-Page Applications and the MVVM Design Pattern
  • Using WinJS
  • Implementing Layout using Windows 8 Built-In Controls
  • Presenting Data
  • Handling Files in Windows Store Apps
  • Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management
  • Designing and Implementing Navigation in a Windows Store App
  • Implementing Windows 8 Contracts
  • Implementing Tiles and User Notifications
  • Designing and Implementing a Data Access Strategy
  • Responding to Mouse, Keyboard and Touch
  • Planning for Windows Store App Deployment

Advanced Metro style App Development using HTML5 and JavaScript

  • Essentials of Windows Store Apps
  • Implementing Animations and Transitions
  • Implementing Globalization and Localization
  • Branding and a Seamless User Interface
  • Advanced Data Scenarios in a Windows Store App
  • Create Reusable Controls and Components
  • Implement Advanced Contract Scenarios
  • The Windows Push Notification Service (WNS)
  • Capture Media
  • Background Tasks
  • Work with Sensors and Devices
  • Generate Revenue with your App
  • Securing Windows Store App Data
  • Tracing and Profiling Windows Store Apps

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exams, needed to gain your MCSD: Windows Store Style Apps Using HTML5 certification:

  • Exam 70-480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
  • Exam 70-481: Essentials of Developing Windows Store style Apps using HTML5 and JavaScript
  • Exam 70-482: Advanced Store style App Development using HTML5 and JavaScript

What's Included

Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 20480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
  • MOC 20481: Essentials of Developing Windows Store style Apps using HTML5 and JavaScript
  • MOC 20482: Advanced Store style App Development using HTML5 and JavaScript
  • HTML5 for Masterminds, 2nd Edition: How to take advantage of HTML5 to create amazing websites and revolutionary applications - ISBN: 978-1481138505
  • Exam Ref 70-481: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps using HTML5 and JavaScript - ISBN: 978-0735685291
  • Exam Ref 70-482: Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and Java Script - ISBN: 978-0735676800

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


You should have at least one year's experience in programming business / application logic. This should be for a variety of application types and hardware / software platforms using JavaScript. You should also have six to twelve months of experience programming in HTML and experience using Visual Studio and Windows 8 apps.

You should understand:

  • Program flow and events
  • Asynchronous programming and threading
  • Validating data and working with data collections including JQuery
  • Handling errors and exceptions
  • Arrays and collections
  • Variables, operators, and expressions
  • Prototypes and methods
  • Decision and iteration statements

And have experience:

  • Designing and developing Store style apps that access local and remote data and services, including Windows Azure
  • Designing the various layers of an application for separation of concerns
  • Planning and designing user interaction solutions based on requirements
  • Designing and developing asynchronous solutions

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call (0)8 44 68 27 85 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.


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