Brendan Whiting

Brendan Whiting

Techdegree Graduate

New York, NY

Skills & Experience

  • Company

    Disney Theatrical

  • Job Title

    Musician

  • Looking for work

    Yes

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  • Introduction
  • Add Reusable Logic to Your Sass
  • Write Smart and Efficient CSS with Sass
  • Practice forEach
  • Improve Your Workflow with Sass
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • The OWASP Top 10 Explained
  • Combining Array Methods
  • Array Manipulation
  • Array Iteration
  • More Association Options
  • Using Associations in Your App
  • Exploring Best Practices
  • Test Drive
  • Practicing Data Visualization in Excel
  • Chart Formatting and Layout
  • When To Use What Type of Chart
  • Introduction To Data Visualization
  • The Data Analysis Process
  • Getting to Know Your Data
  • Introducing Data Analysis
  • Active Record Associations
  • A Route to a Delete Action
  • Routes to Update Actions
  • 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
  • Gems In Depth
  • Ruby Gems
  • Ruby Standard Library: Part 2
  • Ruby Standard Library: Part 1
  • Ruby Core
  • Store Inventory Using Modules
  • Include and Extend
  • Ruby Core Modules
  • Ruby Module Basics
  • Input and Output
  • Search
  • Ruby Class Design
  • Blocks Practice
  • Working With Blocks
  • Ruby Blocks
  • 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 Conditionals
  • Ruby Numeric Types
  • Ruby Objects
  • Ruby Strings and Escape Sequences
  • Ruby Syntax
  • S3 Storage Service
  • Reusable GraphQL
  • Making Changes with Mutations
  • Fetching Data with Queries
  • Getting Started with GraphQL
  • Going Further with Grid Layout
  • Flexible Sized Grids
  • Introducing Grid Layout
  • Why React Native
  • Refining the App
  • Building the Application
  • Setting up with Create React App
  • Security in Practice
  • Common Attacks and Defenses
  • Hello Internet!
  • Meet Selenium
  • Exploration
  • Discovery
  • Security: Solutions
  • Security: Concerns
  • Serving Static Files in Express
  • Applying Express Knowledge
  • Middleware
  • Deeper into Routing with Express
  • Using Templates with Express
  • Getting Started with Express
  • Creating a Command Line Weather Application
  • Handling Errors in Node
  • Getting Data From an API With Node
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • AWS and "The Cloud"
  • Dice Roller
  • Python: Advanced Objects
  • Python: Inheritance
  • Python: Instant Objects
  • Day 3: Getting Creative
  • Day 2: Advanced Selecting
  • 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
  • Day 1: Joining Tables
  • Orientation: Selecting Data
  • Angular Form Validation
  • Angular Basic Forms
  • Services in Angular
  • Angular Components
  • Setting Up an Angular Application
  • Going Further with Routing
  • Navigating, Nesting and Redirecting Routes
  • Getting Started with React Router
  • Putting it all Together
  • Review Functional Programming Fundamentals
  • Reduction and Aggregation
  • Meet Streams
  • Java's Functional Toolset
  • Actions, Dispatch and Reducers. Oh my!
  • Modularizing the React Scoreboard Application
  • Build a Spreadsheet
  • Working with a Developer
  • Designing our App
  • Wireframing, Interaction Design and Planning
  • Spreadsheet Best Practices
  • ADS Writing and Preparation
  • Introduction to UI Design
  • Spreadsheet Functions & Formulas
  • Getting Started With Spreadsheets
  • Introducing Spreadsheets
  • Tacocat Challenge
  • API Protection
  • Resourceful Blueprints
  • Dungeon Game 2
  • Python Sets
  • Python Tuples
  • Python Dictionaries
  • Python Slices
  • Python Lists
  • Traversing the DOM
  • Responding to User Interaction
  • Making Changes to the DOM
  • Getting a Handle on the DOM
  • The Browser Environment
  • Getting Started with Redux
  • Ruby Iteration
  • 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
  • Persisting Data with Hibernate
  • Getting Started with Hibernate
  • Data Persistence & ORMs
  • 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
  • Modular Media Queries
  • Writing Your Own Java Annotation
  • Using Java's Built-In Annotations
  • Bells and Whistles
  • Diving into Web Development
  • Sass Grid System
  • What to Test
  • How To Test
  • SMACSS and Sass
  • Sass and BEM
  • Getting Modular with Mixins and Functions
  • Event Planning
  • Why Test
  • Build a Pomodoro App
  • Design a Better App
  • Graphical User Interfaces
  • Delivering the MVP
  • Creating the MVP
  • Harnessing the Power of Objects
  • Meet Objects
  • Advanced Tooling
  • Finishing the Prototype
  • Grid Layout and UI Components
  • Getting to Know Foundation for Apps
  • What's New in Foundation 5
  • Build a Website With Foundation
  • Prototyping With Foundation
  • Going Further with Routes
  • Navigating and Nesting Routes
  • Getting Started with React Router
  • PHP on the Web
  • Daily Exercise Program
  • Unit Converter
  • Getting to Know PHP
  • DOM Traversal
  • DOM Manipulation
  • Events
  • Hello, jQuery!
  • Interactive Visualizations
  • Styling and Scaling Data
  • Subqueries
  • Set Operations
  • Joining Table Data with SQL
  • Table Relationships
  • Database Keys
  • Database Normalization
  • Getting Started with Compass
  • Classes
  • Objects and New Collection Types
  • The Cooler Parts of ES2015
  • ES2015 Basics
  • Component Lifecycle
  • Designing Dataflow
  • Stateful Components
  • Thinking in Components
  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • First Steps in React
  • Simple Mobile Interface
  • IDE Exploration
  • How it Works
  • Exporting Designs
  • Efficiency!
  • Exploring the Java Collections Framework
  • Sketch Features
  • Introducing Sketch
  • Organizing Data
  • Getting There
  • Delivering the MVP
  • Making sense of it all
  •  Learning activity: Interviewing
  • Learning activity: Field Observation
  • Learning activity: Experience Sampling
  • Finding participants for your learning activity
  • Express Middleware
  • Sessions and Cookies
  • User Registration and Login
  • What is Authentication?
  • Grid Layout
  • Flexbox Layout
  • Positioning Schemes
  • Float Layout
  • Advanced Directives
  • Concepts on Advanced Functions
  • Get Involved in Open Source
  •  Create a Web Presence on GitHub
  •  Working on a Team
  • Working By Yourself
  • Securing and Maintaining a MySQL Database
  • SQL Calculating, Aggregating and Other Functions
  • Hello, GitHub!
  • 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
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • Final Project: Create a Typographic Site
  • Introduction to Video Games
  • Solving an Important Problem
  • Laying Out Type for the Web
  • 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
  • Basic Web Typography
  • Completing and Testing the API
  • Communicating with Mongo Through Mongoose
  • Modeling Data for the API
  • Building API Routes in Express
  • Building Forms with Bootstrap
  • Using Bootstrap Components
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • Building a REST Service
  • Next Steps
  • Improving Our Tests
  • Behavior Driven Development with Mocha & Chai
  • Introducing Unit Testing
  • Responsive Layouts with the Bootstrap Grid
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Scrum Events
  • Introducing Scrum
  • What is Agile?
  • More TODO with the MEAN Stack
  • Creating and Editing Data in a MEAN App
  • Setting Up MongoDB
  • Going MEAN with Angular
  • Going MEAN with Express
  • Build a Website With Bootstrap
  • Prototyping With Bootstrap
  • Introduction to Front-End Frameworks
  • Combine and Minify Assets
  • Optimize Assets
  • Measuring Performance
  • Planning for Performance
  • Getting to Know Bootstrap 4
  • Introduction to MEAN
  • Improving your Gulp Workflow
  • Compile Sass with Gulp
  • Gulp your JavaScript workflow!
  • Welcome to Gulp.js
  • Go Further With Mongo
  • 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
  • HTTP Methods and Headers
  • Creating a Basic Template Engine in Node.js
  • Improving Our Todo App
  • Services in Angular
  • Using Angular's Built-in Directives
  • Controllers and Scope
  • Getting Started with Angular
  • Getting the REST You Need
  • Data Binding with D3
  • HTML Email Basics
  • Adding 3D Effects with CSS
  • GET and POST Requests in a Browser
  • Introduction to HTTP
  • Getting Started with CSS Transforms
  • Transition Timing Functions and Delays
  • Getting Started with CSS Transitions
  • Same Old ORM
  • Selections with D3
  • Advanced Variables, Mixins, Functions, and Placeholders
  • Getting Started with Advanced Sass
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • Gradients
  • Web Typography
  • Sales and Pitching
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Handling Errors When Manipulating Data
  • Deleting Data from a Database
  • Updating Data in a Database
  • Adding Data to a Database
  • Date and Time Functions
  • Aggregate and Numeric Functions
  • Working with Text
  • Ordering, Limiting and Paging Results
  • Web Apps
  • Websites
  • Introduction
  • Custom Media Players
  • Keyframe and Line Drawing Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Working with Media Queries
  • CSS Animation Basics
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • Understanding CSS Transitions and Transforms
  • CSS Box Model
  • Text, Fonts, and Lists
  • Values and Units
  • Understanding Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • Advanced Sass Concepts
  • Speeding up Workflow With Sass
  • Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Debugging, Best Practices, and Production
  • Refactoring with Sass
  • Installing Sass and Setting up the Project
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Art Direction with the Picture Element
  • Image Delivery with Srcset and Sizes
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Django Models
  • Django Forms
  • Building Custom Filters
  • Building Custom Tags
  • Template Tags and Filters
  • Final Details
  • Django Templates
  • Model Administration
  • What a View
  • Improving Usability
  • Mobile Usability
  • Website Usability
  • What is Usability?
  • How to Choose and Use Webfonts
  • Ruby Loops
  • Soft Skills - Psychology
  • Writing Online
  • Productivity
  • Presentation Skills
  • What is npm?
  • Working With Collections
  • Understanding MongoDB
  • Getting Started with MongoDB
  • Important Skills For Professional Success
  • Professional Development
  • Applying & Interviewing
  • Handling Routes in Node.js
  • The Job Search
  • Networking
  • Personal Branding
  • Setting Your Course
  • Careers in the Tech Industry
  • Introduction to Typography
  • Self-Assessment
  • Protecting and Sharing Your Work
  • Licensing
  • Fair Use and Public Domain
  • Getting Started with Copyright
  • Finalizing the Project
  • Case Studies and Examples
  • The Brand Identity Design Process
  • Introduction to Brand Identity
  • Color Theory
  • Principles
  • Elements
  • Moving Forward with UX
  • Tools UXers Use
  • How UXers Think
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Introduction to Delegates
  • Deploying to a Device
  • Running Apps on a Device
  • Improving Our User Interface
  • Objects and Optionals
  • Introduction to Optionals
  • Introduction to Enumerations
  • What Do User Experience Designers Do?
  • What is User Experience (UX)?
  • Creating Flexible Objects Using Protocols
  • Creating Flexible Objects with Protocols
  • Swift 2.0 Protocols
  • Finding the Data You Want
  • Getting Data from a Database
  • Data, Databases and SQL
  • Exporting
  • Cleaning Data
  • Letter Game App
  • Shopping List App
  • Number Game App
  • Logic in Python
  • Python Data Types
  • Python For Beginners
  • How to Win Friends
  • Workflows
  • DNS Basics
  • Graphic Basics
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Build a Grocery List Program
  • Website Basics
  • Branches
  • Ruby Hashes
  • Ruby Arrays
  • Ruby Logical Operators
  • Ruby Control Structures
  • Ruby Operators
  • Ruby Methods
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Broadcasting
  • Takin' Names
  • Ruby Numbers (Ruby Basics)
  • Ruby Strings (Ruby Basics)
  • How Ruby Works
  • Say Hello to Django
  • Closures in iOS
  • Closures and Closure Expressions
  • The Lambda Lambada
  • Functions as First Class Citizens
  • Functional Workhorses
  • Functional Rules
  • Making Strong Users
  • Character Builder
  • Getting Started with Android
  • Flask Templates
  • Welcome to Flask
  • Covering Your Bases
  • Be Assertive!
  • What Is Testing?
  • Gettin' CRUD-y With It
  • Describing Data
  • Getting Started with Data Science
  • Our Diary App
  • Meet Peewee
  • Python Regular Expressions
  • Timezones
  • Math Quiz App
  • Dates and Times
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Slim and Templates
  • Introduction to Data, Databases and SQL
  • Dependency Management
  • PHP Inheritance & Interfaces
  • PHP Properties & Methods
  • PHP Objects and Classes
  • PHP Internal Functions
  • PHP Returns & Closures
  • PHP Functions Basics
  • PHP Loops
  • PHP Conditionals
  • PHP Datatypes
  • PHP Data & Structure
  • PHP Getting Started
  • Creating a Simple Server in Node.js
  • Buggy Logs
  • Cleaner Code
  • Local Python
  • Hack-n-Slash
  • Python Inheritance
  • Python Objects
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Protocols
  • Dungeon Game
  • Tuples
  • Dictionaries
  • Slices
  • Lists Redux
  • Swift Value vs Reference Types
  • Swift Properties
  • Swift Inheritance
  • Perfect
  • Perform
  • Console I/O
  • Prepare and Plan
  • Pick a Number! Any Number!
  • Getting Started with iOS Development
  • Putting the "Fun" Back in "Functions"
  • Shopping List
  • Things That Count
  • Ins & Outs
  • Say Hello to Python
  • Structs as Data Models
  • View Controllers and Views
  • Differentiating Between Objects
  • Class Inheritance
  • Classes
  • Complex Data Structures
  • Function Parameters
  • Functions in Swift 2.0
  • Control Flow with Conditional Statements
  • Control Flow With Loops
  • Swift Dictionaries
  • Introduction to Collections
  • Swift Operators
  • Swift Types
  • An Introduction to Swift Programming
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Installing Programs
  • Environment and Redirection
  • Console Processes
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • Building a Command Line Application
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Quiz Practice Project
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Constructor Functions & Prototypes
  • Introduction to Methods
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • Using a jQuery Carousel
  • Display Modes
  • Creating the MVP
  • Harnessing the Power of Objects
  • Meet Objects
  • Perfecting the Prototype
  • Using your New Tools
  • Getting Started with Java
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • Introduction to Design
  • Add a Sticky Navigation Bar
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Swift Classes and Objects
  • Exterminator
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Creating a Simple Drawing Application
  • Creating a Password Confirmation Form
  • Creating a Mobile Drop Down Menu
  • Creating a Simple Lightbox
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Basic Layout
  • The Box Model
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Creating a Spoiler Revealer
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Video Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Usability Testing
  • Usability Basics
  • Social Media
  • MASH JavaScript
  • MASH CSS
  • MASH HTML
  • Treehouse Club - JavaScript
  • Treehouse Club - CSS
  • Welcome to the Treehouse Club
  • WWW
  • The Internet
  • Computer Languages
  • Computer Basics
  • Creating a Data Model (ObjC)
  • Views and View Controllers (ObjC)
  • Getting Started with Xcode (ObjC)
  • Beyond the Basics
  • Advanced Objective-C
  • Foundation Framework
  • Introduction to Objective-C
  • Pointers and Memory
  • Functional Programming in C
  • Fundamentals of C
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Selectors
  • Next Steps
  • Financing Our Company
  • Selling Your Product
  • Marketing Your Product
  • Product Market Fit
  • Discovery
  • Debugging Our App
  • Improving Our User Interface
  • Using a Data Model
  • 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
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • 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