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HTML5 upgrade Course Details

In this short training course you will learn to use the new features provided by HTML5, to create dynamic web sites.


Web Designers and Programmers.


HTML and CSS, JavaScript


2 Day


$360.00 If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 14%.   *Discount available

PC Hire:

$50   *Bring a PC

Note: information may change without notice.

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About HTML5 upgrade

HTML5 the latest standard on the Hyper text markup language which web sites use to display content, has some powerful new features that simplify the creation of dynamic websites and lets the author create more meaningful and exciting web pages. The new canvas feature allows the creation of dynamic vector graphics similar to those available in Flash and Silverlight.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to HTML5
  • Review of HTML concepts with updates on simplified HTML 5 structure
    • Briefly review important HTML conceps that are inherited fom HTM version 4
  • Sections (Creating Body Content)
    • The trend with HTML is for tags to represent the (semantic) meaning of the data rather than the display. Display is controlled by CSS. There are a number of new tags that reinforce this trend.
  • Embedding Media
    • Embedding video and audio has become simpler and better in HTML5.
  • Forms
    • New features in forms.
  • The Canvas
    • The canvas is one of the most dramatic new features in HTML5. You can create and animate vector graphics with javascript
    • Animating the canvas
  • Vector Graphics and Animation
    • HTML5 makes Scalable Vector Graphics part of the DOM. We cane even animate objects in the image.
  • Introduction to HTML5 Mobile Websites
    • The mobile web is growing fast and many great features are already supportred by the latest mobile browsers.

Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead - near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.

Scheduled Dates

There are currently no up and coming HTML5 upgrade courses scheduled.You may request that the course be scheduled. If you are interested please click here to fill out an enquiry form.


For clients who want to enjoy the convenience of public transport, consider the Gautrain. Our training premises in Woodmead is located near the Morning Glenn Mall Bus Stop. If organised by prior arrangement we will collect delegates from the afore mentioned bus stop at no extra charge. Direction to the bus stop are as follows:

Take the Gautrain to the Sandton station.
Take the S2 Bus to Morning Glenn Mall.
We will collect you at 8:30 directly from the bus stop.


Please submit a query on the course page and we will be able to advise you on hotels and guest houses close to the training facility.