MCSD Web Applications


The Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) Web Applications certification is for developers which helps build applications demanded in the market using MVC, Azure, HTML5, and CSS3. The course is designed to hone the skills needed to create tomorrow’s apps and provides a competitive advantage in the industry.



Course outline


  • 70-480 Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
  • 70-486 Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
  • 70-487 Developing Windows Azure and Web Services





Before attending this course, students must have basic development experience.


In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should have a combination of practical and conceptual knowledge related to:


  • HTML5 programming
  • Understand the basic HTML document structure
  • Understand how to write JavaScript code to add functionality to a web page


Who should attend?


This course is intended for professional developers who have 6-12 months of programming experience and who are interested in developing applications using HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (either Windows Store apps for Windows 8 or web applications).



This course is intended for students who have the following experience:


  • Basic experience creating Web applications, including writing simple JavaScript code
  • Basic experience creating Windows client applications
  • Basic experience using Visual Studio 2010 or 2012


Learning outcomes


After completing this course, students would be able to:


  • Explain how to use Visual Studio 2012 to create and run a Web application
  • Describe the new features of HTML5, and create and style HTML5 pages
  • Add interactivity to an HTML5 page by using JavaScript
  • Create HTML5 forms by using different input types, and validate user input by using HTML5 attributes and JavaScript code
  • Send and receive data to and from a remote data source by using XMLHTTPRequest objects and jQuery AJAX operations
  • Style HTML5 pages by using CSS3
  • Create well-structured and easily-maintainable JavaScript code
  • Use common HTML5 APIs in interactive web applications
  • Create web applications that support offline operations
  • Create HTML5 web pages that can adapt to different devices and form factors
  • Add advanced graphics to an HTML5 page by using Canvas elements, and by using and Scalable Vector Graphics
  • Enhance the user experience by adding animations to an HTML5 page
  • Use Web Sockets to send and receive data between a web application and a server
  • Improve the responsiveness of a web application that performs long-running operations by using Web Worker processes


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