Alan Mills

Alan Mills

Member Since October 16, 2017

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  • Hierarchy and Layout
  • Writing Copy
  • Interaction Design in Practice
  • Theories and Psychology
  • Material Design Components
  • Working With Material Design
  • Voice and Tone
  • User Interface Library
  • Visual Design Language
  • Understanding Design Systems
  • Designing for iOS
  • Working With Human Interface Guidelines
  • Analysis
  • Going Further with Type
  • Laying Out Type
  • Web Typography
  • How to Choose and Use Fonts
  • Introduction to Typography
  • Interviewing
  • Recruiting Participants
  • Implementing UX Content
  • Creating UX Content
  • UX Content Attributes
  • Principles of Design
  • Elements of Design
  • UX Content Basics
  • Callbacks and the DOM
  • Callbacks with Timers
  • Introduction to Callback Functions
  • Stateful Components
  • Introducing Props
  • Thinking in Components
  • First Steps in React
  • Improving Our Todo App
  • Services in Angular
  • Using Angular's Built-in Directives
  • Making the Game Interactive
  • Rendering the Game
  •  Building Constructor Methods and Generating Objects
  • Regular Expressions
  • Introducing 'Four in a Row'
  • Introducing Grid Layout
  • Launching and Supporting a WordPress Plugin
  • Building WordPress Template Tags, Widgets, and Shortcodes
  • Improving the Application Code
  • Connecting WordPress Plugins with 3rd Party APIs
  • How to Critique Design
  • Editing and Filtering Names
  • Better SEO Through Tools
  • Better SEO Through Code
  • Building a WordPress Plugin Settings Page
  • Better SEO Through Content
  • Introduction to SEO
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Usability Studies
  • Qualitative Studies
  • Measuring Your Designs
  • Applying IA
  • Evaluating IA
  • Main Principles
  • What is Information Architecture?
  • Improving Usability
  • Mobile Usability
  • Website Usability
  • What is Usability?
  • Planning Your Users’ Journey
  • Strategy: Determining Goals for your Product
  • Understanding Our Users
  • JavaScript Tools and Workflows
  • Adding and Removing Names
  • JavaScript is Everywhere
  • Intro to User Experience (UX) Design
  • The Design Solution
  • The Design Problem
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Design
  • Design Principles
  • What is Product Design?
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • Testing for Accessibility
  • Mobile Accessibility
  • Telling the Story
  • Designing for your User’s "To-be"
  • Understanding your User’s “As-is” Scenario
  • Becoming Acquainted with Your User
  • Becoming a Design Thinker
  • How WordPress Plugins Work
  • Persuasive Patterns
  • UI Patterns
  • Designing with Patterns
  • Accessible UI Patterns
  • Semantic HTML and WAI-ARIA
  • Hooking Into WordPress Plugins
  • Action Functions in WordPress
  • Filter Functions in WordPress
  • An Overview of Hooks in WordPress
  • WCAG 2.0 (and Other Standards)
  • JavaScript Frameworks, Libraries, and Developer Roles
  • JavaScript Outside of the Browser
  • Access for Everybody
  • Getters and Setters
  • Working with Classes in JavaScript
  • Object Basics
  • Introduction to Object-Oriented JavaScript
  • Moving Forward with UX
  • Tools UXers Use
  • How UXers Think
  • What Do User Experience Designers Do?
  • What is User Experience (UX)?
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • A Template Hierarchy Review
  • Media Templates in WordPress
  • Custom Post Type Templates
  • Archive Templates in WordPress
  • Page and Post Templates in WordPress
  • Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • Core WordPress Theme Files
  • How WordPress Templates Work
  • Keyframe and Line Drawing Animations
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Adding 3D Effects with CSS
  • Getting Started with CSS Transforms
  • Traversing the DOM
  • Transition Timing Functions and Delays
  • Responding to User Interaction
  • Making Changes to the DOM
  • Combine and Minify Assets
  • Creating an SVG
  • Optimize Assets
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Measuring Performance
  • Building Forms With Bootstrap
  • Getting Started with CSS Transitions
  • Using Bootstrap Components
  • Responsive Layouts With the Bootstrap Grid
  • Getting to Know Bootstrap 4
  • Add Reusable Logic to Your Sass
  • Planning for Performance
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Finishing Your WordPress Theme
  • Custom Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • Adding a Blog to a WordPress Theme
  • Custom Post Type Templates
  • Building Out WordPress Navigation
  • Building Page Templates in WordPress
  • The WordPress Loop
  • WordPress Header and Footer Templates
  • Working with CSS and JS in WordPress Themes
  • Starting a WordPress Theme
  • Write Smart and Efficient CSS with Sass
  • Improve Your Workflow with Sass
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Services in Angular
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • WordPress User Roles
  • More Advanced PHP for WordPress
  • PHP Basics for WordPress
  • Introduction to PHP for WordPress
  • Angular Components
  • Setting Up an Angular Application
  • Classes
  • WordPress Plugins
  • WordPress Themes
  • Objects and New Collection Types
  • The WordPress Customizer
  • Managing Media in WordPress
  • Managing Content in WordPress
  •  Working on a Team
  • Working By Yourself
  • Putting it all Together
  • Actions, Dispatch and Reducers. Oh my!
  • Getting a Handle on the DOM
  • The Browser Environment
  • Completing Our Service
  • Building Our Service
  • Modularizing the React Scoreboard Application
  • Getting Started with Redux
  • Updating and Uninstalling Packages with npm
  • Installing Packages with npm
  • Maintaining Secure Web Apps
  • Planning Our Service
  • Going Further with Routing
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Navigating, Nesting and Redirecting Routes
  • Scrum Events
  • Getting Started with React Router
  • Introducing Scrum
  • S3 Storage Service
  • What is Agile?
  • AWS and "The Cloud"
  • Protecting Data and Keeping Attackers Out
  • Why Protect Your Web Apps
  • The Cooler Parts of ES2015
  • Hello, GitHub!
  • Digging Deeper Into Migrations
  • Getting Started with Using Migrations
  • Quiz Practice Project
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Constructor Functions & Prototypes
  • Introduction to Methods
  • Installing Programs
  • Environment and Redirection
  • ES2015 Basics
  • Create Function Using Arrow Syntax
  • Using Template Literals
  • Defining Variables With let and const
  • Console Processes
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Sharing Code Across Xamarin Platforms
  • Cross-platform Development with Xamarin
  • Getting Started with Xamarin
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Build and Share a Unity Game
  • Game Audio
  • Branches
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Score, Enemies, and Game State
  • Pickups
  • Player Input and Cameras
  • The Unity Editor and Scene Setup
  • Introduction to Video Games
  • Creating a Command Line Weather Application
  • Refining the App
  • Building the Application
  • Completing the Project
  • Setting up with Create React App
  • What is npm?
  • Handling Errors in Node
  • Getting Data From an API With Node
  • Why React Native
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • What To Test
  • Test Driven Development
  • Writing Unit Tests
  • Data Access Design Patterns
  • Unit Testing
  • Controllers and Scope
  • Getting the REST You Need
  • Entity Framework and ASP.NET MVC
  • Project Setup
  • CRUD Operations
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • LINQ Queries
  • Extending Our Entity Data Model
  • Entity Framework and Databases
  • Introducing Entity Framework
  • Finishing Our CRUD Web App
  • Installing WordPress Locally
  • Query Builder
  • Query Operators
  • Functional!
  • Now You're Querying!
  • Getting Started with Angular
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Working with jQuery Collections (2017)
  • Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal (2017)
  • Introducing jQuery (2017)
  • Creating a Spoiler Revealer
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • Programming AJAX
  • Exploration
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • AJAX Concepts
  • JavaScript Objects
  • Advanced Selectors
  • DOM Traversal
  • Security in Practice
  • Common Attacks and Defenses
  • DOM Manipulation
  • Events
  • Hello, jQuery!
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • Data Retreiver
  • Hello Internet!
  • Component Lifecycle
  • Designing Dataflow
  • Security: Solutions
  • Security: Concerns
  • Serialized!
  • Stateful Components
  • Thinking in Components
  • First Steps in React
  • Data Parser
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Sets and Dictionaries
  • Data Reader
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Discovery
  • Lists
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Subqueries
  • Arrays
  • Set Operations
  • Joining Table Data with SQL
  • Table Relationships
  • Database Keys
  • Database Normalization
  • Handling Errors When Manipulating Data
  • Deleting Data from a Database
  • Updating Data in a Database
  • Adding Data to a Database
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Abstraction
  • System.Object
  • Polymorphism
  • Loops and Final Touches
  • Encapsulation with Properties
  • Adding Form Validation
  • Day 3: Getting Creative
  • Day 2: Advanced Selecting
  • Day 1: Joining Tables
  • Orientation: Selecting Data
  • Improving Our Form
  • GET and POST Requests in a Browser
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Creating a Basic Form
  • Introducing CRUD Applications
  • Adding a List Page
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Modeling and Presenting Data
  • Views
  • Controllers
  • Basic Layout
  • Encapsulation and Arrays
  • Project Setup
  • The Box Model
  • Inheritance
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Methods
  • Finishing the Game
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Perfect
  • Perform
  • PHP Email Form Errors
  • Console I/O
  • Prepare and Plan
  • Going Further with HTML
  • PHP Email Forms
  • What Is WordPress?
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Images, Text and Links
  • Structuring Your Content
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • PHP Inventory
  • Getting Started With HTML
  • Introduction to HTTP
  • 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
  • PHP Includes
  • PHP Internal Functions
  • PHP Returns & Closures
  • PHP Functions Basics
  • PHP Loops
  • PHP Arrays
  • PHP Conditionals
  • PHP on the Web
  • Daily Exercise Program
  • Unit Converter
  • Getting to Know PHP
  • Date and Time Functions
  • Aggregate and Numeric Functions
  • Working with Text
  • Finding the Data You Want
  • PHPDB Stage 1: Databases and PHP
  • Ordering, Limiting and Paging Results
  • Getting Data from a Database
  • Data, Databases and SQL
  • Newbie