Brian Polonia

Brian Polonia

Bronx, NY

Hi! I am a New York City native. I was a professional men's hairstylist for 10 years and because of the training I've received here at treehouse I've been able to become a professional web and mobile engineer.

Skills & Experience

  • Job Title

    Web Develop & Designer - seeking opportunities in NYC

  • Spoken Languages

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Portuguese
    • French
  • Looking for work

    Yes

294 Achievements

  • Computer Languages
  • Computer Basics
  • 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
  • Getting Started with Android
  • Efficiency!
  • Exploring the Java Collections Framework
  • Organizing Data
  • Getting There
  • Delivering the MVP
  • Creating the MVP
  • Harnessing the Power of Objects
  • Meet Objects
  • What Is Testing?
  • Python Regular Expressions
  • Timezones
  • Math Quiz App
  • Dates and Times
  • Buggy Logs
  • Cleaner Code
  • Hack-n-Slash
  • Python Inheritance
  • Python Objects
  • Dungeon Game
  • Tuples
  • Dictionaries
  • Slices
  • Lists Redux
  • Letter Game App
  • Number Game App
  • Shopping List App
  • Logic in Python
  • Python Data Types
  • Python For Beginners
  • Creating the MVP
  • Harnessing the Power of Objects
  • Meet Objects
  • Perfecting the Prototype
  • Using your New Tools
  • Getting Started with Java
  • 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
  • Behavior Driven Development with Mocha & Chai
  • Introducing Unit Testing
  • Getting the REST You Need
  • GET and POST Requests in a Browser
  • Introduction to HTTP
  • Objects and Optionals
  • Introduction to Optionals
  • Introduction to Enumerations
  • Running Apps on a Device
  • Improving Our User Interface
  • Structs as Data Models
  • View Controllers and Views
  • Getting Started with iOS Development
  • 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
  • Improving your Gulp Workflow
  • Compile Sass with Gulp
  • Gulp your JavaScript workflow!
  • Welcome to Gulp.js
  • Updating and Uninstalling Packages with npm
  • Installing Packages with npm
  • What is npm?
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Scrum Events
  • Introducing Scrum
  • What is Agile?
  • HTTP Methods and Headers
  • Creating a Basic Template Engine in Node.js
  • Handling Routes in Node.js
  • Creating a Simple Server in Node.js
  • Building a Command Line Application
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Quiz Practice Project
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Constructor Functions & Prototypes
  • Introduction to Methods
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Using a jQuery Carousel
  • Add a Sticky Navigation Bar
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • CSS Animation Basics
  • Understanding CSS Transitions and Transforms
  • Understanding Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Going Mobile
  • Designing Email with CSS
  • Coding HTML Email
  • Working with Media Queries
  • HTML Email Basics
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Basic Layout
  • The Box Model
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Website Basics
  • Professional Development
  • Applying & Interviewing
  • The Job Search
  • Networking
  • Personal Branding
  • Setting Your Course
  • Careers in the Tech Industry
  • Self-Assessment
  • Limiting Results in Queries
  • Using Relationship Tables
  • Filtering Input for Queries
  • Querying the Database
  • Connecting to MySQL
  • 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
  • Paginating a List: Model and View
  • Paginating a List: Controller
  • Adding Search: Model
  • Adding Search: Controller & View
  • Refactoring the Codebase
  • Cleaning URLs with Rewrite Rules
  • Cleaning URLs with Subfolders
  • Integrating Validation Errors
  • Simple PHP Application: Wrapping Up The Project
  • Working with PHP Functions
  • Integrating With Paypal
  • Listing Inventory Items
  • Adding a Contact Form
  • Creating the Menu and Footer
  • Getting Started with PHP
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • 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
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • 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
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Strings
  • Introduction Variables
  • Functions
  • Objects and Arrays
  • Control Structures
  • Basics
  • Spriting with Compass
  • Compass Helper Functions
  • Compass Layout and Typography
  • Getting Started with Compass
  • Advanced Sass Concepts
  • Speeding up Workflow With Sass
  • Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Better SEO Through Tools
  • Better SEO Through Code
  • Better SEO Through Content
  • Introduction to SEO
  • Moving Forward with UX
  • Tools UXers Use
  • How UXers Think
  • What Do User Experience Designers Do?
  • What is User Experience (UX)?
  • Finalizing the Project
  • Case Studies and Examples
  • The Brand Identity Design Process
  • Introduction to Brand Identity
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • 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
  • 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
  • Gradients
  • Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • Web Typography
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • 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
  • 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