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HTML5 Coding Essentials and Best Practices

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) via edX

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Found in Programming
  • Provider edX
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate $129 Certificate Available
  • Effort 6-8 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 6 weeks long
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Overview

HTML5 is the standard language of the Web, developed by W3C. For application developers and industry, HTML5 represents a set of features that people will be able to rely on for years to come. HTML5 is supported on a wide variety of devices, lowering the cost of creating rich applications to reach users everywhere.

Whatever mobile phones, connected objects, game consoles, automobile dashboards, and devices that haven’t even been considered yet, HTML5 helps write once and deploy anywhere!

In this course, you will learn all the new HTML5 features to help create great Web sites and applications in a simplified but powerful way. HTML5 provides native support for video and audio without plug-ins, provides support for offline applications, for games with smooth interactive animations, and much more.

Syllabus

Week 1: HTML5 basics

  • From HTML1.0 to HTML5
  • New structural elements
  • Other elements and attributes
  • Microdata

Week 2: HTML5 multimedia

  • Streaming multimedia content: the video and audio elements
  • Subtitles and closed captions
  • Enhanced HTML5 media players and frameworks
  • Webcam, microphone: the getUserMedia API

Week 3: HTML5 graphics

  • Basics of HTML5 canvas
  • Immediate drawing mode: rectangles, text, images, etc.
  • Path drawing mode: lines, circles, arcs, curves and other path drawing methods
  • Colors, gradients, patterns, shadows, etc.

Week 4: HTML5 animations

  • Basic animation techniques
  • Canvas and user interaction
  • A glimpse of advanced canvas functionalities

Week 5: HTML5 forms

  • Introduction to HTML5 forms
  • Accessible forms
  • New <input> types
  • New forms attributes
  • New elements related to forms
  • Form validation API

Week 6: HTML5 basic APIs

  • Introduction to HTML5 APIs
  • HTML5 cache
  • The Web Storage API
  • The File API
  • The Geolocation API 

Taught by

Michel Buffa

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Dennis M
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This is very good course. It goes into enough details to be interesting and useful. It covers a lot of ground. It doesn't waist time to introduce HTML. It only talks about what's new in HTML5 or how old HTML feature has changed by HTML5. Quizzes are too easy and labs are optional but if you do labs you'll learn a lot.
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Kristina Š
4.0 5 months ago
by Kristina completed this course and found the course difficulty to be medium.
It was much more text-oriented course, rather than classical video one. The assignments were probably a bit too easy, and answers sometimes obvious. The course seemed a bit too rushed for 6 weeks, and could function better if it was stretched to 8-10 weeks. Loved the games and projects, but these were facultative, and few people had time for that. Quizzes were perhaps too easy even if you didn't go through the lectures, but the material itself is quite difficult if there's no prior JS knowledge. It could function better if the series was joined with a JS intro (although, if you have previous experience, it should be easy). Codebin examples were nice, but we spent a little time coding and much time on theoretical background, perhaps there should be an equal amount of theory and practice, and introduce these facultative projects as peer-reviewed ones. It's a nice course, but it seems less like a course, more like an interactive version of w3c.org.

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Anonymous
4.0 4 years ago
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If you don't know nothing or you know little, this curse is great for you.

- W3C

- best practices

- step to step to create and improve yours pages

the more new for HTML5!!!
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