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MCSD (Courses 20480, 20486 & 20487)

1. Course 20480

Overview:
This course provides an introduction to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. This course helps students gain basic HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript programming skills. This course is an entry point into both the Web application and Windows Store apps training paths.

The course focuses on using HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript to implement programming logic, define and use variables, perform looping and branching, develop user interfaces, capture and validate user input, store data, and create well-structured application. The lab scenarios in this course are selected to support and demonstrate the structure of various application scenarios. They are intended to focus on the principles and coding components/structures that are used to establish an HTML5 software application.

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). At Course Completion:

After completing this course, students will 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.

Outline:
Module 1: Overview of HTML and CSS

Lessons
•Overview of HTML
•Overview of CSS
•Creating a Web Application by Using Visual Studio 2012
Lab : Exploring the Contoso Conference Application
•Walkthrough of the Contoso Conference Application
•Examining and Modifying the Contoso Conference Application

Module 2: Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages
Lessons
•Creating an HTML5 Page
•Styling an HTML5 Page
Lab : Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages
•Creating HTML5 Pages
•Styling HTML5 Pages

Module 3: Introduction to JavaScript
Lessons
•Overview of JavaScript Syntax
•Programming the HTML DOM with JavaScript
•Introduction to jQuery
Lab : Displaying Data and Handling Events by Using JavaScript
•Displaying Data Programmatically
•Handling Events

Module 4: Creating Forms to Collect Data and Validate User Input

Lessons
•Overview of Forms and Input Types
•Validating User Input by Using HTML5 Attributes
•Validating User Input by Using JavaScript
Lab : Creating a Form and Validating User Input
•Creating a Form and Validating User Input by Using HTML5 Attributes •Validating User Input by Using JavaScript

Module 5: Communicating with a Remote Data Source
Lessons
•Sending and Receiving Data by Using XMLHTTPRequest
•Sending and Receiving Data by Using jQuery AJAX operations
Lab : Communicating with a Remote Data Source
•Retrieving Data
•Serializing and Transmitting Data
•Refactoring the Code by Using jQuery ajax method

Module 6: Styling HTML5 by Using CSS3

Lessons •Styling Text
•Styling Block Elements
 •CSS3 Selectors
•Enhancing Graphical Effects by Using CSS3
Lab : Styling Text and Block Elements using CSS3
•Styling the Navigation Bar
•Styling the Page Header
•Styling the About Page

Module 7: Creating Objects and Methods by Using JavaScript
Lessons
•Writing Well-Structured JavaScript
Creating Custom Objects
•Extending Objects
Lab : Refining Code for Maintainability and Extensibility
•Inheriting From Objects
•Refactoring Code to Use Objects

Module 8:
Creating Interactive Pages using HTML5 APIs
Lessons •Interacting with Files
•Incorporating Multimedia
•Reacting to Browser Location and Context
•Debugging and Profiling a Web Application
Lab : Creating Interactive Pages by Using HTML5 APIs
•Incorporating Video
•Incorporating Images
•Using the Geolocation API

Module 9: Adding Offline Support to Web Applications
Lessons
•Reading and Writing Data Locally
•Adding Offline Support by Using the Application Cache
Lab : Adding Offline Support to a Web Application
•Implementing the Application Cache
•Implementing Local Storage


Module 10: Implementing an Adaptive User Interface

Lessons
•Supporting Multiple Form Factors
•Creating an Adaptive User Interface
Lab : Implementing an Adaptive User Interface
•Creating a Print-Friendly Stylesheet
•Adapting Page Layout To Fit a Different Form Factor

Module 11: Creating Advanced Graphics
Lessons
•Creating Interactive Graphics by Using Scalable Vector Graphics
•Programmatically Drawing Graphics by Using a Canvas
Lab : Creating Advanced Graphics
•Creating an Interactive Venue Map by Using Scalable Vector Graphics
•Creating a Speaker Badge by Using a Canvas Element

Module 12: Animating the User Interface Lessons
•Applying CSS Transitions
•Transforming Elements
•Applying CSS Key-frame Animations
Lab : Animating User Interface Elements •Applying Transitions to User Interface Elements
•Applying Key-Frame Animations

Module 13: Implementing Real-Time Communications by Using Web Sockets
Lessons
•Introduction to Web Sockets
•Sending and Receiving Data by Using Web Sockets
Lab : Implementing Real-Time Communications by Using Web Sockets
•Receiving Data from Web Socket
•Sending Data to a Web Socket
•Sending Multiple Types of Messages To or From a Web Socket

Module 14: Creating a Web Worker Process
Lessons
•Introduction to Web Workers
•Performing Asynchronous Processing by Using a Web Worker
Lab : Creating a Web Worker Process
•Improving Responsiveness by Using a Web Worker

2. Course 20486: Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

Overview
In this course, students will learn to develop advanced ASP.NET MVC applications using .NET Framework 4.5 tools and technologies. The focus will be on coding activities that enhance the performance and scalability of the Web site application. ASP.NET MVC will be introduced and compared with Web Forms so that students know when each should/could be used.

Who Should Attend:

This course is intended for professional web developers who use Microsoft Visual Studio in an individual-based or team-based, small-sized to large development environment. Candidates for this course are interested in developing advanced web applications and want to manage the rendered HTML comprehensively. They want to create websites that separate the user interface, data access, and application logic.

At Course Completion:

After completing this course, students will be able to:
•Describe the Microsoft Web Technologies stack and select an appropriate technology to use to develop any given application.
•Design the architecture and implementation of a web application that will meet a set of functional requirements, user interface requirements, and address business models.
•Create MVC Models and write code that implements business logic within Model methods, properties, and events.
•Add Controllers to an MVC Application to manage user interaction, update models, and select and return Views.
•Create Views in an MVC application that display and edit data and interact with Models and Controllers.
•Run unit tests and debugging tools against a web application in Visual Studio 2012 and configure an application for troubleshooting.
•Develop a web application that uses the ASP.NET routing engine to present friendly URLs and a logical navigation hierarchy to users.
•Implement a consistent look and feel, including corporate branding, across an entire MVC web application.
•Use partial page updates and caching to reduce the network bandwidth used by an application and accelerates responses to user requests.
•Write JavaScript code that runs on the client-side and utilizes the jQuery script library to optimize the responsiveness of an MVC web application.
•Implement a complete membership system in an MVC 4 web application.
•Build an MVC application that resists malicious attacks and persists information about users and preferences.
•Describe how to write a Windows Azure web service and call it from and MVC application.
•Describe what a Web API is and why developers might add a Web API to an application.
•Modify the way browser requests are handled by an MVC application.
•Describe how to package and deploy an ASP.NET MVC 4 web application from a development computer to a web server for staging or production.

Outline:     

Module 1: Exploring ASP.NET MVC4

Lessons
•Overview of Microsoft Web Technologies
•Overview of ASP.NET 4.5
•Introduction to ASP.NET MVC 4
Lab : Exploring ASP.NET MVC4
•Exploring a Photo Sharing Application
•Exploring a Web Pages Application
•Exploring a Web Forms Application
•Exploring an MVC Application

Module 2: Designing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

Lessons
•Planning in the Project Design Phase
•Designing Models, Controllers, and Views
Lab : Designing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
•Planning Models
•Planning Controllers
•Planning Views
•Architecting an MVC Application

Module 3: Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Models

Lessons
•Creating MVC Models
•Working with Data
Lab : Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Models
•Creating an MVC Project and Adding a Model
•Creating a New SQL Azure Database in Visual Studio
•Adding Properties and Methods to MVC Models
•Using Display and Edit Annotations in MVC Models

Module 4: Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Controllers

Lessons
•Writing Controllers and Actions
•Writing Action Filters
Lab : Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Controllers
•Adding an MVC Controller and Writing the Actions
•Writing the Action Filters in a Controller
•Using the Photo Controller

Module 5: Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Views

Lessons
•Creating Views with Razor Syntax
•Using HTML Helpers
•Reusing Code in Views
Lab : Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Views
•Adding a View for Photo Display
•Adding a View for New Photos
•Creating and Using a Partial View
•Adding a Home View and Testing the Views

Module 6: Testing and Debugging ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

Lessons
•Unit Testing MVC Components
•Implementing an Exception Handling Strategy
Lab : Testing and Debugging ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
•Performing Unit Tests
•Configuring Exception Handling

Module 7: Structuring ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

Lessons
•Analyzing Information Architecture
•Configuring Routes
•Creating a Navigation Structure
Lab : Structuring ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
•Using the Routing Engine
•Building Navigation Controls

Module 8: Applying Styles to ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

Lessons
•Using Template Views
•Applying CSS to an MVC Application
•Creating an Adaptive User Interface
Lab : Applying Styles to ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
•Using Template Views
•Applying a Consistent Look and Feel to an MVC Application
•Adapting Web Pages for Different Browsers

Module 9: Building Responsive Pages in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

Lessons
•Using AJAX and Partial Page Updates
•Implementing a Caching Strategy
Lab : Building Responsive Pages in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
•Using Partial Page Updates
•Configuring the ASP.NET Caches

Module 10: Using JavaScript and jQuery for Responsive MVC 4 Web Applications

Lessons
•Rendering and Executing JavaScript Code
•Using jQuery and jQueryUI
Lab : Using JavaScript and jQuery for Responsive MVC 4 Web Applications
•Using jQuery to Respond to Users
•Using jQueryUI to Build a User Interface

Module 11: Controlling Access to ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

Lessons
•Implementing Authentication and Authorization
•Assigning Roles and Membership
Lab : Controlling Access to ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
•Configuring Authentication and Membership Providers
•Building the Logon and Register Views
•Authorizing Access to Resources
•Building a Password Reset View

Module 12: Building a Resilient ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Application

Lessons
•Developing Secure Sites
•State Management
Lab : Building a Resilient ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Application
•Storing User Preferences
•Using User Preferences in the Photo Gallery

Module 13: Using Windows Azure Web Services in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

Lessons
•Introducing Windows Azure
•Designing and Writing Windows Azure Services
•Consuming Windows Azure Services in a Web Application
Lab : Using Windows Azure Web Services in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
•Creating and Coding a Windows Azure Service
•Consuming Data from a Windows Azure Service

Module 14: Implementing Web APIs in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

Lessons
•Developing a Web API
•Calling a Web API from Mobile and Web Applications
Lab : Implementing Web APIs in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
•Developing a Web API in MVC 4
•Adding Routes and Controllers to Handle REST Requests
•Call RESTful services from Client-Side Code

Module 15: Handling Requests in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

Lessons
•Using HTTP Modules and HTTP Handlers
•Using Web Sockets
Lab : Handling Requests in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
•Writing a Web Handler that Uses Web Sockets
•Building a Chat Room in The Photo Sharing Application

Module 16: Deploying ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

Lessons
•Deploying a Web Application
•Deploying an MVC 4 Application
Lab : Deploying ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
•Deploying an Application to Windows Azure
•Test the Completed Application


3. Course 20487: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services
Overview:

In this course, students will learn how to design and develop services that access local and remote data from various data sources. Students will also learn how to develop and deploy services to hybrid environments, including on-premises servers and Windows Azure.

Who Should Attend:

This course is intended for both novice and experienced .NET developers who have a minimum of six months programming experience, and want to learn how to develop services and deploy them to hybrid environments.

At Course Completion:

After completing this course, students will be able to:
•Query and manipulate data with Entity Framework
•Use ASP.NET Web API to create HTTP-based services and consume them from .NET and non-.NET clients
•Extend ASP.NET Web API services using message handlers, model binders, action filters, and media type formatters
•Create SOAP-based services with the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and consume them from .NET clients
•Apply design principles to service contracts and extend WCF services using custom runtime components and behaviors
•Secure WCF services using transport and message security
•Use Windows Azure Service Bus for relayed messaging and brokered messaging using queues and topics
•Host services on on-premises servers, and on various Windows Azure environments, such as Web Roles, Worker Roles, and Web Sites
•Deploy services to both on-premises servers and Windows Azure
•Store and access data in Windows Azure Storage, and configure storage access rights
•Monitor and log services, both on-premises and in Windows Azure
•Implement federated authentication by using ACS with ASP.NET Web API services
•Create scalable, load-balanced services

Outline:     

Module 1: Overview of service and cloud technologies

 

Lessons
•Key Components of Distributed Applications
•Data and Data Access Technologies
•Service Technologies
•Cloud Computing
•Exploring the Blue Yonder Airlines’ Travel Companion Application
Lab : Exploring the work environment
•Creating a Windows Azure SQL Database
•Creating an Entity Data model
•Managing the Entity Framework Model with an ASP.NET Web API Project
•Deploying a web application to Windows Azure

Module 2: Querying and Manipulating Data Using Entity Framework

 

Lessons
•ADO.NET Overview
•Creating an Entity Data Model
•Querying Data
•Manipulating Data
Lab : Creating a Data Access Layer by Using Entity Framework
•Creating a Data Model
•Querying and Manipulating Data

Module 3: Creating and Consuming ASP.NET Web API Services

 

Lessons
•HTTP Services
•Creating an ASP.NET Web API Service
•Handling HTTP Requests and Responses
•Hosting and Consuming ASP.NET Web API Services
Lab : Creating the Travel Reservation ASP.NET Web API Service
•Creating an ASP.NET Web API Service
•Consuming an ASP.NET Web API Service

Module 4: Extending and Securing ASP.NET Web API Services

 

Lessons
•The ASP.NET Web API Pipeline
•Creating OData Services
•Implementing Security in ASP.NET Web API Services
•Injecting Dependencies into Controllers
Lab : Extending Travel Companion’s ASP.NET Web API Services
•Creating a Dependency Resolver for Repositories
•Adding a New Media Type for RSS Requests
•Adding OData Capabilities to the Flight Schedule Service
•Applying Validation Rules in the Booking Service
•Secure the communication between client and server

Module 5: Creating WCF Services

 

Lessons
•Advantages of Creating Services with WCF
•Creating and Implementing a Contract
•Configuring and Hosting WCF Services
•Consuming WCF Services
Lab : Creating and Consuming the WCF Booking Service
•Creating the WCF Booking Service
•Configuring and Hosting the WCF Service
•Consuming the WCF Service from the ASP.NET Web API Booking Service

Module 6: Hosting Services

 

Lessons
•Hosting Services On-Premises
•Hosting Services in Windows Azure
Lab : Hosting Services
•Hosting the WCF Services in IIS
•Host the ASP.NET Web API Services in a Windows Azure Web Role
•Host the Flights Management Web Application in a Windows Azure Web Site

Module 7: Windows Azure Service Bus

 

Lessons
•What Are Windows Azure Service Bus Relays?
•Windows Azure Service Bus Queues
•Windows Azure Service Bus Topics
Lab : Windows Azure Service Bus
•Use a Service Bus Relay for the WCF Booking Service
•Publish Flight Updates to Clients by Using Windows Azure Service Bus Queues

Module 8: Deploying Services

 

Lessons
•Web Deployment with Visual Studio 2012
•Creating and Deploying Web Application Packages
•Command-Line Tools for Web Deploy
•Deploying Web and Service Applications to Windows Azure
•Continuous Delivery with TFS and Git
•Best Practices for Production Deployment
Lab : Deploying Services
•Deploying an Updated Service to Windows Azure
•Exporting and importing an IIS deployment package

Module 9: Windows Azure Storage

 

Lessons
•Introduction to Windows Azure Storage
•Windows Azure Blob Storage
•Windows Azure Table Storage
•Windows Azure Queue Storage
•Restricting Access to Windows Azure Storage
Lab : Windows Azure Storage
•Storing Content in Windows Azure Storage
•Storing Content in Windows Azure Table Storage
•Creating Shared Access Signatures for Blobs

Module 10: Monitoring and Diagnostics

 

Lessons
•Performing Diagnostics by Using Tracing
•Configuring Service Diagnostics
•Monitoring Services Using Windows Azure Diagnostics
•Collecting Windows Azure Metrics
Lab : Monitoring and Diagnostics
•Configuring WCF Tracing and Message Logging
•Configuring Windows Azure Diagnostics

Module 11: Identity Management and Access Control

 

Lessons
•Claims-based Identity Concepts
•Using the Windows Azure Access Control Service
•Configuring Services to Use Federated Identities
•Handling Federated Identities on the Client Side
Lab : Identity Management and Access Control
•Configuring Windows Azure ACS
•Integrating ACS with the ASP.NET Web API Project
•Deploying the Web Application to Windows Azure and Configure the Client App

Module 12: Scaling Service

Lessons
•Introduction to Scalability
•Load Balancing
•Scaling On-Premises Services with Distributed Cache
•Windows Azure Caching
•Caveats of Scaling Services
•Scaling Globally
Lab : Scalability
•Use Windows Azure Caching

Module 13: Appendix A: Designing and Extending WCF Services

 

Lessons
•Applying Design Principles to Service Contracts
•Handling Distributed Transactions
•Extending the WCF Pipeline
Lab : Designing and Extending WCF Services
•Create a Custom Error Handler Runtime Component
•Add Support for Distributed Transactions to the WCF Booking Service

Module 14: Appendix B: Implementing Security in WCF Services

Lessons
•Introduction to Web Services Security
•Transport Security
•Message Security
•Configuring Service Authentication and Authorization
Lab : Securing a WCF Service
•Securing the WCF Service
•Using authorization rules to validate the client’s requests
•Configure the ASP.NET web API booking service for secured communication



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