alastair cooper

alastair cooper

Member Since March 13, 2016

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  • GET and POST Requests in a Browser
  • Introduction to HTTP
  • File Uploads and Entity Updates in Spring + Hibernate
  • User Messages in Spring
  • Getting Started with CRUD in Spring + Hibernate
  • Data-Driven Application Design
  • Integrating Hibernate with Spring
  • Using the MVC Architecture with Spring
  • Modeling, Storing, and Presenting Data with Spring
  • Creating Spring Controllers and Thymeleaf Views
  • Spring Components and Configuring Our App
  • Setting Up Your Local Environment for Spring Development
  • Bells and Whistles
  • Diving into Web Development
  • Persisting Data with Hibernate
  • Getting Started with Hibernate
  • Data Persistence & ORMs
  • Writing Your Own Java Annotation
  • Using Java's Built-In Annotations
  • Complex Data Structures
  • Adding Power to Functions
  • Functions in Swift
  • Control Flow With Conditional Statements
  • Control Flow With Loops
  • Dictionaries in Swift
  • Introduction to Collections
  • Swift Operators
  • Swift Types
  • An Introduction to Swift Programming
  • Testing and Debugging
  • Improving Our Code
  • Basic Android Programming
  • Creating the Screen Layout
  • Getting Started with Android
  • Adding the UI
  • Learning Anko
  • Is This Thing On?
  • Putting It All Together
  • Modelling Solitaire
  • Hello Kotlin!
  • UI Testing with Espresso
  • Unit Testing - Now Featuring Robolectric!
  • Unit Testing
  • What to Test
  • How To Test
  • Why Test
  • Local Notifications
  • Broadcast Receivers
  • Implicit Intents and Intent Filters
  • Java Lists
  • For All Intents and Purposes
  • But Wait There's More!
  • Bound Services
  • Introducing Services
  • Threads in Android
  • Interacting with Google+ APIs
  • Connecting to Play Services
  • Interacting with Your API
  • Adding Play Services to Your App
  • GitHub and Other Remote Repositories
  • Managing Committed Files
  • First Commits
  • Writing a Classifier
  • Machine Learning Vocabulary
  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • Merge Sort and Linked Lists
  • The Merge Sort Algorithm
  • Building a Linked List
  • Exploring Arrays
  • Searching Names
  • Sorting Algorithms
  • Publishing on Google Play
  • Recursion and Space Complexity
  • Algorithms in Code
  • Time Complexity
  • Playing a Counting Game
  • Tablet Time
  • Ingredients and Directions
  • Managing Fragments
  • Introducing Fragments
  • Java Maps
  • Activity Transitions: Advanced Topics
  • Shared Element Transitions
  • Transitions Framework
  • Animation Basics
  • The Project
  • Connect the Data
  • Adapters and ViewHolders
  • Displaying Lists of Data
  • Updating the Data Model
  • Introducing SharedPreferences
  • The Activity Lifecycle
  • Hooking Up the Model to the View
  • Building the Weather UI
  • Working with JSON
  • Concurrency and Error Handling
  • Event Planning
  • Build a Pomodoro App
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Scrum Events
  • Introducing Scrum
  • What is Agile?
  • Design a Better App
  • Graphical User Interfaces
  • Advanced Tooling
  • IDE Exploration
  • How it Works
  • Efficiency!
  • Exploring the Java Collections Framework
  • Organizing Data
  • Getting There
  • Gotchas and Wins
  • Iteration
  • Creation
  • Delivering the MVP
  • Creating the MVP
  • Harnessing the Power of Objects
  • Meet Objects
  • Networking
  • Exploring an API
  • Perfecting the Prototype
  • Using your New Tools
  • Getting Started with Java
  • The Rest of the Story
  • Finishing the User Interface
  • The Model-View-Presenter Pattern
  • Intents and Multiple Activities
  • Themes and Compatibility
  • Using Styles in Layouts
  • Tuning the User Interface
  • User Input in Android
  • Testing and Debugging
  • Improving Our Code
  • Basic Android Programming
  • Creating the Screen Layout
  • Getting Started with Android
  • Shopping List App
  • Logic in Python
  • Python Data Types
  • Python For Beginners
  • Improving Our Todo App
  • Services in Angular
  • Using Angular's Built-in Directives
  • Controllers and Scope
  • Getting Started with Angular
  • PHPDB Stage 3: Using Relational Data
  • Getting Started with MongoDB
  • Date and Time Functions
  • Aggregate and Numeric Functions
  • Working with Text
  • Ordering, Limiting and Paging Results
  • Handling Errors When Manipulating Data
  • Deleting Data from a Database
  • Updating Data in a Database
  • Adding Data to a Database
  • Finding the Data You Want
  • Getting Data from a Database
  • Data, Databases and SQL
  • PHPDB Stage 2: Querying the Database with PHP
  • PHPDB Stage 1: Databases and PHP
  • Database Security
  • Queries & Results
  • Getting Started with PDO
  • Updating and Uninstalling Packages with npm
  • Installing Packages with npm
  • What is npm?
  • Securing and Maintaining a MySQL Database
  • SQL Calculating, Aggregating and Other Functions
  • Joining Relational Data Between Tables in SQL
  • Manipulating Schema with SQL
  • Creating Tables and Manipulating Data with SQL
  • Reading Data from Databases with SQL
  • Installing MySQL Server and MySQL Workbench
  • Introduction to Data, Databases and SQL
  • Using a jQuery Carousel
  • Add a Sticky Navigation Bar
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • Building a Command Line Application
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • MASH JavaScript
  • MASH CSS
  • MASH HTML
  • Treehouse Club - JavaScript
  • Treehouse Club - CSS
  • WWW
  • The Internet
  • Computer Languages
  • Computer Basics
  • Combine and Minify Assets
  • Optimize Assets
  • Measuring Performance
  • Planning for Performance
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Installing Programs
  • Environment and Redirection
  • Console Processes
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • Quiz Practice Project
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Constructor Functions & Prototypes
  • Introduction to Methods
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • Creating a Simple Drawing Application
  • Creating a Password Confirmation Form
  • Creating a Mobile Drop Down Menu
  • Creating a Simple Lightbox
  • Creating a Spoiler Revealer
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • Welcome to the Treehouse Club
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • Save for the Web
  • Adding Images and a Mockup
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • Logo Design
  • Creating a Wireframe
  • Introducing Adobe Illustrator
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Workflow Basics
  • Slices & Save for Web
  • Vector Shapes
  • Type Tools
  • Masks Basics
  • Layer Basics
  • Workspace Basics
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Design
  • Adding 3D Effects with CSS
  • Getting Started with CSS Transforms
  • Transition Timing Functions and Delays
  • Getting Started with CSS Transitions
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • 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
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • Web Apps
  • Websites
  • Introduction
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Custom Media Players
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • 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
  • Contact Forms & Mailers
  • Slim and Templates
  • Dependency Management
  • PHP Inheritance & Interfaces
  • PHP Properties & Methods
  • PHP Objects and Classes
  • PHP Email Form Errors
  • PHP Email Forms
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Basic Layout
  • The Box Model
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • PHP Inventory
  • PHP Includes
  • PHP Internal Functions
  • PHP Returns & Closures
  • PHP Functions Basics
  • PHP Loops
  • PHP Conditionals
  • PHP Datatypes
  • PHP Data & Structure
  • PHP Getting Started
  • 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
  • HTML First
  • Beginning HTML and CSS
  • Newbie