Microsoft - MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5



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27/3/2023 (Monday)


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.


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  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
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  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts


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

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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