Brandon Leichty

Brandon Leichty

Minneapolis, MN

Hello. I’m Brandon, a lifelong learner, JavaScript coder, and long-time Apple employee.

Skills & Experience

  • Company

    Apple

  • Job Title

    Pro

  • Spoken Languages

    • English
  • Looking for work

    Yes

262 Achievements

  • Fundamentals of Docker
  • Docker Use Cases
  • Understanding MongoDB
  • Combining Array Methods
  • Array Manipulation
  • Array Iteration
  • Stateful Components
  • Thinking in Components
  • First Steps in React
  • Security in Practice
  • Common Attacks and Defenses
  • Hello Internet!
  • Regular Expressions
  • Exploration
  • Discovery
  • Practicing Data Visualization in Excel
  • Chart Formatting and Layout
  • When To Use What Type of Chart
  • Introduction To Data Visualization
  • Callbacks and the DOM
  • Callbacks with Timers
  • Introduction to Callback Functions
  • Big Data at Netflix
  • Where and How Big Data Is Used
  • What is Big 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
  • Improving Our Todo App
  • Services in Angular
  • Using Angular's Built-in Directives
  • Controllers and Scope
  • Getting Started with Angular
  • Building Forms with Bootstrap
  • Using Bootstrap Components
  • Responsive Layouts with the Bootstrap Grid
  • Add Reusable Logic to Your Sass
  • Improve Your Workflow with Sass
  • Write Smart and Efficient CSS with Sass
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Services in Angular
  • Next Steps
  • Improving Our Tests
  • Behavior Driven Development with Mocha & Chai
  • Angular Components
  • Setting Up an Angular Application
  • Getting to Know Bootstrap 4
  • Installing Sass and Setting up the Project
  • Improving your Gulp Workflow
  • Compile Sass with Gulp
  • Gulp your JavaScript workflow!
  • Welcome to Gulp.js
  • Introducing Unit Testing
  • Managing Content in WordPress
  • How to Install WordPress on Your Computer
  • What Is WordPress?
  • 1st Techdegree Peer Review
  • Get Involved in Open Source
  •  Create a Web Presence on GitHub
  •  Working on a Team
  • Working By Yourself
  • Hello, GitHub!
  • 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
  • HTTP Methods and Headers
  • Creating a Basic Template Engine in Node.js
  • Handling Routes in Node.js
  • Building a Command Line Application
  • Creating a Simple Server in Node.js
  • Creating a Command Line Weather Application
  • Handling Errors in Node
  • Getting Data From an API With Node
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Traversing the DOM
  • Responding to User Interaction
  • Making Changes to the DOM
  • Getting a Handle on the DOM
  • The Browser Environment
  • Classes
  • Objects and New Collection Types
  • The Cooler Parts of ES2015
  • ES2015 Basics
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Updating and Uninstalling Packages with npm
  • Installing Packages with npm
  • What is npm?
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • GET and POST Requests in a Browser
  • Introduction to HTTP
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Installing Programs
  • Environment and Redirection
  • Console Processes
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • DOM Traversal
  • DOM Manipulation
  • Events
  • Hello, jQuery!
  • Getting Started with CSS Transforms
  • Transition Timing Functions and Delays
  • Getting Started with CSS Transitions
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Quiz Practice Project
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Constructor Functions & Prototypes
  • Introduction to Methods
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Choosing Options
  • Art Direction with the Picture Element
  • Image Delivery with Srcset and Sizes
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • Using a jQuery Carousel
  • Add a Sticky Navigation Bar
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • 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
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Basic Layout
  • The Box Model
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • 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
  • Introducing Adobe Illustrator
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Advanced Techniques
  • Responsive Design
  • Adaptive Design
  • Fluid Foundation
  • Introduction to Responsive Web Design
  • Advanced Sass Concepts
  • Speeding up Workflow With Sass
  • Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Grid Layout
  • Flexbox Layout
  • Positioning Schemes
  • Float Layout
  • Display Modes
  • Media Queries
  • CSS Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Creating Home Page Assets
  • Applying Effects
  • How to Draw in Illustrator
  •  Adding Color and Type
  • Creating an Icon
  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Workflow Basics
  • Slices & Save for Web
  • Vector Shapes
  • Type Tools
  • Masks Basics
  • Layer Basics
  • Workspace Basics
  • Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • Gradients
  • Web Typography
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • CSS Box Model
  • Text, Fonts, and Lists
  • Values and Units
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Selectors
  • What is User Experience (UX)?
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Design
  • Forms
  • Better SEO Through Tools
  • Better SEO Through Code
  • Better SEO Through Content
  • Introduction to SEO
  • Tables
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • 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
  • Configuring WordPress
  • Color Theory
  • Principles
  • Elements
  • Getting Started with WordPress
  • Owning a WordPress Site Long Term
  • WordPress Community Management
  • Working with Media in WordPress
  • Adding and Editing Content
  • Getting a WordPress Site
  • Newbie