Ben Myhre

Ben Myhre

San Francisco, CA

Web developer and ruby enthusiast in the San Francisco area looking for adventure. Biggest claim to fame so far is writing the cookbook Fifty Shades of Bacon.

Skills & Experience

  • Company

    Sundog

  • Job Title

    Software Engineer

  • Publications

    • Fifty Shades of Bacon
  • Looking for work

    Yes

359 Achievements

  • Introducing Grid Layout
  • Filtering Inputs and Escaping Outputs in PHP
  • $_GET and $_POST
  • Date and Time Functions
  • Aggregate and Numeric Functions
  • Working with Text
  • Ordering, Limiting and Paging Results
  • Finding the Data You Want
  • Getting Data from a Database
  • Data, Databases and SQL
  • PHP Inventory
  • PHP Includes
  • 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
  • More Advanced PHP for WordPress
  • PHP Basics for WordPress
  • Introduction to PHP for WordPress
  • How WordPress Plugins Work
  • 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
  • PHP Email Form Errors
  • PHP Email Forms
  • PHP Inventory
  • 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
  • WordPress User Roles
  • WordPress Plugins
  • WordPress Themes
  • The WordPress Customizer
  • Managing Media in WordPress
  • Managing Content in WordPress
  • Installing WordPress Locally
  • Communicating with Mongo Through Mongoose
  • Modeling Data for the API
  • Building API Routes in Express
  • Serving Static Files in Express
  • Applying Express Knowledge
  • Middleware
  • Deeper into Routing with Express
  • Using Templates with Express
  • Getting Started with Express
  • Getters and Setters
  • Working with Classes in JavaScript
  • Object Basics
  • Introduction to Object-Oriented JavaScript
  • Improving the Application Code
  • Editing and Filtering Names
  • Adding and Removing Names
  • Create Function Using Arrow Syntax
  • Using Template Literals
  • Defining Variables With let and const
  • Finishing the Game
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Exploration
  • Discovery
  • Going Further with HTML
  • Images, Text and Links
  • Structuring Your Content
  • Getting Started With HTML
  • Component Lifecycle
  • Designing Dataflow
  • Stateful Components
  • Thinking in Components
  • First Steps in React
  • What Is WordPress?
  • Improve Your Workflow with Sass
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Routes for Create Actions
  • A Route to a Read Action
  • Rails Resource Index
  • Adding a Model Attribute
  • Using the Rails Console
  • Handling Rails Requests
  • Creating Rails Apps
  • Sinatra Finishing Touches
  • Updating Data in Sinatra
  • Adding New Data in Sinatra
  • Sinatra ERB Templates
  • Creating New Sinatra Apps
  • Build a Bank Account Class
  • Ruby Variables and Methods
  • Ruby Objects and Classes
  • Build a Simple Contact List
  • Ruby Iteration
  • Ruby Loops
  • Build a Grocery List Program
  • Ruby Hashes
  • Ruby Arrays
  • Ruby Logical Operators
  • Ruby Control Structures
  • Ruby Operators
  • Ruby Methods
  • Ruby Numbers (Ruby Basics)
  • Ruby Strings (Ruby Basics)
  • How Ruby Works
  • 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
  • Creating a Command Line Weather Application
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Handling Errors in Node
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Getting Data From an API With Node
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Building a REST Service
  • Classes
  • Objects and New Collection Types
  • The Cooler Parts of ES2015
  • ES2015 Basics
  • DOM Traversal
  • DOM Manipulation
  • Events
  • Hello, jQuery!
  • Traversing the DOM
  • Responding to User Interaction
  • Making Changes to the DOM
  • Getting a Handle on the DOM
  • The Browser Environment
  • Express Middleware
  • Sessions and Cookies
  • User Registration and Login
  • What is Authentication?
  • Go Further With Mongo
  • Working With Collections
  • Understanding MongoDB
  • Getting Started with MongoDB
  • Doing More with Express
  • Serving Static Files in Express
  • Using Templates with Express
  • The Request and Response Objects in Express
  • Developing Express Apps Like a Boss
  • Getting Started with Express
  • Updating and Uninstalling Packages with npm
  • Installing Packages with npm
  • What is npm?
  • HTTP Methods and Headers
  • Creating a Basic Template Engine in Node.js
  • Handling Routes in Node.js
  • Exterminator
  • Creating a Simple Server in Node.js
  • Improving your Gulp Workflow
  • Compile Sass with Gulp
  • Gulp your JavaScript workflow!
  • Welcome to Gulp.js
  • Building a Command Line Application
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Using a jQuery Carousel
  • Add a Sticky Navigation Bar
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • Combine and Minify Assets
  • Optimize Assets
  • Measuring Performance
  • Planning for Performance
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Closures in iOS
  • Closures and Closure Expressions
  • Functions as First Class Citizens
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Installing Programs
  • Environment and Redirection
  • Console Processes
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • Web Apps
  • Websites
  • Introduction
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • Custom Media Players
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • Quiz Practice Project
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Constructor Functions & Prototypes
  • Introduction to Methods
  • 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
  • Speeding up Workflow With Sass
  • Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Displaying Our Weather Data
  • Data Modeling With Structures
  • Concurrency
  • Pulling Data From the Web
  • Refactoring Our Code (Swift)
  • Building the Master and Detail Views (Swift)
  • Building a Music Library and Playlists (Swift)
  • Using a Navigation Controller With Segues (Swift)
  • Working With Multiple View Controllers (Swift)
  • Deploying to a Device
  • Debugging Our App
  • Improving Our User Interface
  • Using a Data Model
  • Swift Value vs Reference Types
  • Swift Properties
  • Swift Inheritance
  • Swift Classes and Objects
  • Views and View Controllers
  • Getting Started with Xcode
  • Swift Structs and their Methods
  • Swift Structs
  • Swift Enums and their Methods
  • Swift Enums
  • Swift Optionals
  • Swift Parameters and Tuples
  • Swift Functions
  • Control Flow
  • Collections
  • Operators
  • Types
  • Variables and Constants
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Basic Layout
  • The Box Model
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Going Mobile
  • Designing Email with CSS
  • Coding HTML Email
  • HTML Email Basics
  • Listing Inventory Items
  • Adding a Contact Form
  • Creating the Menu and Footer
  • Getting Started with PHP
  • Functions
  • Objects and Arrays
  • Control Structures
  • Basics
  • 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
  • Color Theory
  • Principles
  • Elements
  • Grid Layout
  • Flexbox Layout
  • Positioning Schemes
  • Float Layout
  • Display Modes
  • Media Queries
  • CSS Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • Web Typography
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • Gradients
  • CSS Box Model
  • Text, Fonts, and Lists
  • Values and Units
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • Debugging HTML and CSS Problems
  • Sharing a Website
  • Responsive Web Design and Testing
  • Testing and Debugging
  • Animate This (iOS7)
  • Designing your App
  • Refactoring into a Model
  • Creating a Data Collection
  • Understanding Views and View Controllers
  • Getting Started (iOS7)
  • Beyond the Basics
  • Advanced Objective-C
  • Foundation Framework
  • Introduction to Objective-C
  • Pointers and Memory
  • Functional Programming in C
  • Fundamentals of C
  • 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
  • Launching the Website
  • Styling Content
  • Creating a Website Structure
  • Text Editors and HTML
  • Website Basics
  • Newbie