Alan Brown

Alan Brown

Wellington

I am an Illustrator, Designer and Developer currently living and working in Wellington, NZ. Completed tracks: Web Design, Learn HTML Learn React, Beginning Java, Beginning C#

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Skills & Experience

  • Company

    Xero

  • Job Title

    Senior Front-end Developer

  • Spoken Languages

    • English

241 Achievements

  • Introducing Sketch
  • WWW
  • The Internet
  • Finishing the Game
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Treehouse Club - CSS
  • Welcome to the Treehouse Club
  • Query Builder
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • Working with jQuery Collections (2017)
  • Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal (2017)
  • Introducing jQuery (2017)
  • Query Operators
  • Functional!
  • Now You're Querying!
  • Computer Languages
  • Sets and Dictionaries
  • Lists
  • Java Maps
  • Java Lists
  • Computer Basics
  • Interfaces in Java
  • Arrays
  • Data Retreiver
  • Serialized!
  • Data Parser
  • Data Reader
  • GET and POST Requests in a Browser
  • Introduction to HTTP
  • Abstraction
  • System.Object
  • Polymorphism
  • If Statements
  • Numbers
  • Strings
  • Methods
  • C# Syntax
  • Loops and Final Touches
  • Encapsulation with Properties
  • Encapsulation and Arrays
  • Asynchronous JavaScript with Callbacks
  • What is Asynchronous Programming?
  • Inheritance
  • Methods
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Perfect
  • Perform
  • Console I/O
  • Prepare and Plan
  • React Component Patterns
  • Stateful Components and Lifecycle Methods
  • Managing State and Data Flow
  • Build Modular Interfaces with Components
  • Stateful Components
  • Introducing Props
  • Thinking in Components
  • First Steps in React
  • Setting up with Create React App
  • Gotchas and Wins
  • Iteration
  • Creation
  • GitHub and Other Remote Repositories
  • Managing Committed Files
  • First Commits
  • Creating a Password Confirmation Form
  • Creating a Mobile Drop Down Menu
  • Creating a Simple Lightbox
  • Creating a Spoiler Revealer
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • Putting it all Together
  • Going Further with HTML
  • Images, Text and Links
  • Structuring Your Content
  • Actions, Dispatch and Reducers. Oh my!
  • Modularizing the React Scoreboard Application
  • Getting Started With HTML
  • Getting Started with Redux
  • Going Further with Routing
  • Navigating, Nesting and Redirecting Routes
  • Getting Started with React Router
  • Component Lifecycle
  • Designing Dataflow
  • Stateful Components
  • Thinking in Components
  • First Steps in React
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • Debugging, Best Practices, and Production
  • Refactoring with Sass
  • Installing Sass and Setting up the Project
  • Finalizing the Project
  • Case Studies and Examples
  • The Brand Identity Design Process
  • Introduction to Brand Identity
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • Keyframe and Line Drawing Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Adding 3D Effects with CSS
  • Getting Started with CSS Transforms
  • Transition Timing Functions and Delays
  • Getting Started with CSS Transitions
  • Adding a New Web Page
  • Make It Beautiful with CSS
  • HTML: The Structural Foundation of Web Pages and Applications
  • Getting Familiar with HTML and CSS
  • Save for the Web
  • Adding Images and a Mockup
  • Logo Design
  • Creating a Wireframe
  • Introducing Adobe Illustrator
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Design
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Event Planning
  • Build a Pomodoro App
  • Design a Better App
  • Graphical User Interfaces
  • Advanced Tooling
  • IDE Exploration
  • How it Works
  • Efficiency!
  • Exploring the Java Collections Framework
  • Organizing Data
  • Getting There
  • Delivering the MVP
  • Creating the MVP
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Basic Layout
  • The Box Model
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Debugging HTML and CSS Problems
  • Sharing a Website
  • Responsive Web Design and Testing
  • Adding Pages to a Website
  • Styling Web Pages and Navigation
  • Customizing Colors and Fonts
  • CSS: Cascading Style Sheets
  • Creating HTML Content
  • Harnessing the Power of Objects
  • Meet Objects
  • HTML First
  • Beginning HTML and CSS
  • Perfecting the Prototype
  • Using your New Tools
  • Getting Started with Java
  •  Adding Color and Type
  • Creating an Icon
  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Media Queries
  • CSS Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • Gradients
  • Web Typography
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • Workflow Basics
  • CSS Box Model
  • Text, Fonts, and Lists
  • Values and Units
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Borders
  • Web Fonts
  • Typography
  • Slices & Save for Web
  • Color Theory
  • Principles
  • Vector Shapes
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Framework Foundations
  • Printing
  • Page Layout
  • Box Model
  • Text
  • Data Types
  • Selectors
  • Media Queries
  • Multi-Column Layouts
  • Animation
  • Graphic Basics
  • Web Apps
  • Websites
  • Introduction
  • Type Tools
  • Masks Basics
  • Layer Basics
  • Workspace Basics
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Strings
  • Introduction Variables
  • Fundamentals
  • Selectors
  • Basics
  • Elements
  • Website Basics
  • Introduction
  • Introduction
  • Newbie
  • Old School