• Length:
    6 Weeks
  • Effort:
    6–8 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Level:
    Intermediate
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

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Prerequisites

  • HTML: just be comfortable putting together an HTML document
  • CSS: minimal familiarity with CSS
  • JavaScript and DOM APis: basic knowledge is sufficient, and this course will include a recap of basics
  • Students should follow these W3Cx courses on edX: CSS Basics, HTML5 & CSS Fundamentals and JavaScript Introduction

About this course

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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.

What you'll learn

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  • Learn the new simplified HTML5 tags
  • Play with the audio and video tags
  • Draw and animate fun Web graphics
  • Discover the newest HTML5 forms features
  • Test the basic APIs, such as Web storage and geolocation
  • And most of all, practice coding techniques thanks to multiple interactive examples

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 

Meet your instructors

Michel Buffa
Professor
University Côte d’Azur

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