HTML5 in a Day

HTML5 Quick Start

The HTML5 in a Day training course is a fast-paced course designed to help both new programmers and seasoned HTML4 programmers get up to speed on the latest web standards.

The HTML5 in a Day course reviews HTML basics, and introduces HTML5 elements, including semantic markup, HTML5 tables, and forms. The course also discusses HTML5 APIs, including geolocation, canvas, and web storage. The HTML5 in a Day course builds understanding of the tools that allow programmers to make use of the latest browser techniques.

If you are seeking more in-depth HTML5 training, we recommend the Introduction to HTML5 course.

Course Summary

Learn key elements of HTML5 required to build mobile device-ready web sites.
Front-end and back-end developers looking to learn HTML5.
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Learning Style: 

Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

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1 Day
Productivity Objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, you should know:

  • Proper Structure of an HTML Document
  • Linking to External Files
  • Working with HTML5 Tables
  • Understanding Semantic Markup
  • Creating HTML5 Forms
  • HTML5 APIs (Introduction)

What You'll Learn

In the HTML5 in a Day training course, you’ll learn:

  • Creating a Proper HTML Document Structure
    • Basics of Creating a HTML Document
    • Common Tags
    • Role of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
    • Basic Text Selection and Formatting with CSS
  • Linking to External Files
    • How to Include Resources, Including:
      • Images
      • Audio
      • Video
    • Fixing Broken Links
    • Adding Google Web Fonts
  • Migrating Tables to HTML5
    • HTML Table History
    • Best Practices for Using Markup Tables
    • HTML Table Tags
  • HTML5 Semantic Tags
    • Layout, Layers, and Semantic Markup
    • Layer Tags
    • Semantic Tags
    • Outlining
    • Data Attributes
  • Forms
    • HTML Form Basics
    • HTML5 Form Elements
    • Form Improvements for Mobile Devices
    • HTML5 Form Validation Attributes
  • Demonstration of APIs
    • Canvas API
    • Geolocation API
    • File API

Meet Your Instructor


Eve has been focused on web and curriculum development since college, where she studied user interface design and usability. Since then, she has consulted as a project manager and coder to deliver interactive web applications, from e-Learning portals to mobile apps.

Well-versed in HTML5, CSS3 and other front-end technologies, Eve has lent her interface and training skills to the redesign of the Partner Portal for Microsoft, and to the roll-out of a new call center application for 1-800-...

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Eric is a consultant, a trainer, and a passionate programmer. For the past 15 years, he’s been building applications in a wide variety of industries, from structural engineering to video editing to currency trading. Growing up professionally in the world of .NET, Eric has an extensive background in C#, ASP MVC, and SQL Server with a variety of Microsoft certifications.

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Kamren has a love of all things front-end and has enjoyed bringing his 10+ years of web development experience into each class he teaches. Recently Kamren has been working with a leading insurance company as a senior developer of front-end architecture and mobile web application design. He was instrumental in shaping their front-end development team and leading the company into single page application development. Before that, Kamren had the privilege of being the first Sun Certified Ajax instructor. And a few years...

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Alex began writing code as an eight year old on his first computer, a Tandy TRS-80. In 1995, Alex developed his first website and has been hooked ever since. He went on to study Computer Science at Georgetown University, followed by working as a government consultant and classroom instructor in the Washington, D.C.-area.

Alex has spent his entire career developing web applications that work in the browser, and teaching web development technologies. He has developed several large-...

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Brian has been building and marketing web applications for more than 10 years. Brian embeds real world examples into every course, and has a knack for explaining the “why,” so students develop a deep level of understanding about a programming language and why businesses are using it today. Brian’s entrepreneurial enthusiasm has lead him to learn over a dozen open source frameworks to leverage for both his business’ and client’s needs. Specializing in WordPress, BigCommerce and...

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In an increasingly web-driven world, Peter believes that the way the web is evolving is important.

A frequent speaker at tech meetups, he has spoken on topics such as Node.js, the HTML5 Audio API, WebRTC and Web Components. He started a Meetup group for participants to discuss new and upcoming web technologies, and recently wrote and taught a series of workshops on JavaScript and related web technologies.

Having started programming at age 10, Peter started a technology-led...

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Craig recently released the book, The JavaScript Framework Guide: AngularJS, Backbone, and Ember. Craig has been a guest on the Hanselminutes and JavaScript Jabber podcasts. He’s an avid blogger, and several of his articles have been published in Peter Cooper’s poplular “JavaScript Weekly” newsletter. He also has his own podcast, “The Front-End Developer’s Cast”.

Craig has been a developer for over 15 years at startups, enterprises, and as a consultant. During...

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