Elise Kain

Elise Kain

Charlottesville, VA

727 Achievements

  • Principles of Design
  • Elements of Design
  • Serving Static Files in Express
  • Applying Express Knowledge
  • Middleware
  • Deeper into Routing with Express
  • Using Templates with Express
  • Getting Started with Express
  • Practical Jenkins
  • Pipelines
  • How Jenkins Works
  • Putting it all Together
  • Actions, Dispatch and Reducers. Oh my!
  • Modularizing the React Scoreboard Application
  • Getting Started with Redux
  • Going Further with Routing
  • Navigating, Nesting and Redirecting Routes
  • Getting Started with React Router
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Traversing the DOM
  • Responding to User Interaction
  • Making Changes to the DOM
  • Optimization Best Practices
  • Asset Optimization
  • Why Web Performance Matters
  • Getters and Setters
  • Working with Classes in JavaScript
  • Object Basics
  • Introduction to Object-Oriented JavaScript
  • Refactoring and Modularizing a REST API
  • Create, Read, Update, Delete
  • Managing Data and Asynchronous Code
  • Getting to Know REST APIs
  • Regular Expressions
  • WebDriver Input Actions
  • WebDriver Waits
  • Use Selenium with Testing Frameworks
  • Exploring Best Practices
  • Test Drive
  • Meet Selenium
  • Searching Names
  • Sorting Algorithms
  • Creating a Command Line Weather Application
  • Handling Errors in Node
  • Getting Data From an API With Node
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • React Component Patterns
  • Stateful Components and Lifecycle Methods
  • Managing State and Data Flow
  • Build Modular Interfaces with Components
  • The Role of Selectors in JavaScript
  • Pseudo-classes and Combinators
  • Selector Basics
  • Stateful Components
  • Introducing Props
  • Thinking in Components
  • First Steps in React
  • Improving Quality Assurance Practices
  • Bug Reporting
  • Executing Tests
  • Writing Manual Test Cases
  • Why We Test
  • Common Commands
  • Directories and Files
  • The Command Shell
  • Merge Sort and Linked Lists
  • The Merge Sort Algorithm
  • Building a Linked List
  • Exploring Arrays
  • Branches on Git Hosting Services
  • Remote Branches
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Combining Array Methods
  • Array Manipulation
  • Array Iteration
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • Going Further with Grid Layout
  • Flexible Sized Grids
  • Introducing Grid Layout
  • Vulnerabilities: Configuration, Components, and Logging
  • Vulnerabilities: Authentication, Access, and Sensitive Data
  • Vulnerabilities:  Injection, XSS, CSRF
  • The OWASP Top 10 Explained
  • Recursion and Space Complexity
  • Algorithms in Code
  • Time Complexity
  • Playing a Counting Game
  • Applying IA
  • Evaluating IA
  • Main Principles
  • What is Information Architecture?
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Usability Studies
  • Qualitative Studies
  • Measuring Your Designs
  • Team Collaboration in Figma
  • Prototyping Designs in Figma
  • Introducing Figma
  • LTV Analysis by Example
  • What is LTV?
  • How to Make Wireframes in Adobe XD
  • How to Make Wireframes in Sketch
  • How to Make Wireframes in Balsamiq
  • How to Make Wireframes on Paper
  • What is Wireframing?
  • How to Critique Design
  • Putting It All Together
  • Embracing the Process
  • Curating the Work
  • Portfolio Goals
  • Demystifying the Portfolio
  • Dockerize a Web App
  • Managing Images and Containers
  • Building Images Using Dockerfiles
  • Fundamentals of Docker
  • Docker Use Cases
  • Planning Your Users’ Journey
  • Strategy: Determining Goals for your Product
  • Understanding Our Users
  • Intro to User Experience (UX) Design
  • Selecting Relevant Data
  • Handling Bad Data
  • “Clean” or “Dirty” Data
  • Implementing UX Content
  • Creating UX Content
  • UX Content Attributes
  • UX Content Basics
  • Persuasive Patterns
  • UI Patterns
  • Designing with Patterns
  • Telling the Story
  • Designing for your User’s "To-be"
  • Understanding your User’s “As-is” Scenario
  • Becoming Acquainted with Your User
  • Becoming a Design Thinker
  • JavaScript Objects and Conditionals
  • JavaScript Arrays and Loops
  • JavaScript Functions
  • Data Types and Variables
  • Security in Practice
  • Common Attacks and Defenses
  • Hello Internet!
  • The Design Solution
  • The Design Problem
  • Design Principles
  • What is Product Design?
  • S3 Storage Service
  • AWS and "The Cloud"
  • Big Data at Netflix
  • Where and How Big Data Is Used
  • Creating Spring Controllers and Thymeleaf Views
  • What is Big Data
  • Exploration
  • Discovery
  • Creating and Modifying Database Tables
  • Spring Components and Configuring Our App
  • Setting Up Your Local Environment for Spring Development
  • JavaScript Frameworks, Libraries, and Developer Roles
  • JavaScript Outside of the Browser
  • Practicing Object Basics
  • Practicing Getters and Setters
  • Practicing Classes
  • Graphical User Interfaces
  • Advanced Tooling
  • Introducing IntelliJ and Unpacking Packages
  • 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
  • Perfecting the Prototype
  • Using your New Tools
  • Getting Started with Java
  • Maintaining Secure Web Apps
  • Protecting Data and Keeping Attackers Out
  • Why Protect Your Web Apps
  • JavaScript Tools and Workflows
  • JavaScript is Everywhere
  • Working with jQuery Collections (2017)
  • Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal (2017)
  • Introducing jQuery (2017)
  • Callbacks and the DOM
  • Callbacks with Timers
  • Introduction to Callback Functions
  • Security: Solutions
  • Security: Concerns
  • Create Function Using Arrow Syntax
  • Using Template Literals
  • Defining Variables With let and const
  • Professional Development
  • Applying & Interviewing
  • The Job Search
  • Networking
  • Personal Branding
  • Setting Your Course
  • Careers in the Tech Industry
  • Finishing the Game
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Add Reusable Logic to Your Sass
  • Write Smart and Efficient CSS with Sass
  • Improve Your Workflow with Sass
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • The Data Analysis Process
  • Getting to Know Your Data
  • Introducing Data Analysis
  • Going Further with HTML
  • Images, Text and Links
  • Structuring Your Content
  • Getting Started With HTML
  • Getting the REST You Need 2
  • Day 3: Getting Creative
  • Day 2: Advanced Selecting
  • Day 1: Joining Tables
  • Orientation: Selecting Data
  • Reformatting User Input
  • Validating a Form with Regular Expressions
  • Regular Expressions
  • Lists, Code, Links and Images
  • Understanding Markdown
  • Practice forEach
  • Writing a Classifier
  • Machine Learning Vocabulary
  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • Starting Your Genesis Theme
  • Setup and Structure
  •  Child Themes
  • The Genesis Marketplace
  • Configuring a Genesis Child Theme
  • An Overview of the Genesis Framework
  • An Overview of WordPress Frameworks
  • The Settings API in Different Places
  • Taking WordPress Settings Further
  • Getting Started with Theme Options Settings
  • WordPress Settings API Overview
  • SEO Plugins for WordPress
  • Enhancing the SEO of a WordPress Theme
  • Content Comes First
  • Getting Started with Android
  • Express Middleware
  • Sessions and Cookies
  • User Registration and Login
  • What is Authentication?
  • Testing for Accessibility
  • Mobile Accessibility
  • Accessible UI Patterns
  • Semantic HTML and WAI-ARIA
  • WCAG 2.0 (and Other Standards)
  • Access for Everybody
  • Getting a Handle on the DOM
  • The Browser Environment
  • Adding 3D Effects with CSS
  • Getting Started with CSS Transforms
  • Transition Timing Functions and Delays
  • Getting Started with CSS Transitions
  • Modular Media Queries
  • Sass Grid System
  • SMACSS and Sass
  • Sass and BEM
  • Getting Modular with Mixins and Functions
  • Advanced Directives
  • Concepts on Advanced Functions
  • Advanced Variables, Mixins, Functions, and Placeholders
  • Getting Started with Advanced Sass
  • Next Steps
  • Improving Our Tests
  • Behavior Driven Development with Mocha & Chai
  • Introducing Unit Testing
  • Completing and Testing the API
  • Communicating with Mongo Through Mongoose
  • Modeling Data for the API
  • Building API Routes in Express
  • Building a REST Service
  • GET and POST Requests in a Browser
  • Introduction to HTTP
  • Getting the REST You Need
  • PHP on the Web
  • Daily Exercise Program
  • Unit Converter
  • Getting to Know PHP
  • Date and Time Functions
  • Aggregate and Numeric Functions
  • Working with Text
  • Ordering, Limiting and Paging Results
  • Subqueries
  • Set Operations
  • Joining Table Data with SQL
  • Table Relationships
  • Database Keys
  • Database Normalization
  • Overview of the WordPress Customizer
  • Finishing Your WordPress Theme
  • Custom Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • Adding a Blog to a WordPress Theme
  • 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
  • Customizing the User Experience in WordPress
  • Default User Roles in WordPress
  • An Overview of User Roles and Fields
  • Moving from WordPress.com to Self-Hosted WordPress.org
  • WordPress Plugin Best Practices
  • Widgets and Custom Menus
  • Custom Post Types and Fields
  • Customizing WordPress Themes
  • WordPress Themes
  • Installing Wordpress
  • WordPress Admin Settings
  • Custom Dashboard Widgets
  • Controlling Admin Navigation
  • Customizing the Login Screen
  • Admin Color Schemes
  • WordPress Plugins
  • WordPress Themes
  • The WordPress Customizer
  • Managing Media in WordPress
  • Managing Content in WordPress
  • Classes
  • Objects and New Collection Types
  • The Cooler Parts of ES2015
  • ES2015 Basics
  • Self-Assessment
  • 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
  • Get Involved in Open Source
  •  Create a Web Presence on GitHub
  •  Working on a Team
  • Working By Yourself
  • Hello, GitHub!
  • Go Further With Mongo
  • Working With Collections
  • Understanding MongoDB
  • Getting Started with MongoDB
  • Perfect
  • Perform
  • Console I/O
  • Prepare and Plan
  • 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
  • How to Install WordPress on Your Computer
  • Prototyping With Bootstrap
  • Introduction to Front-End Frameworks
  • Cleanup and Feature Merge
  • Maintaining The Test Suite
  • Polishing Rails Applications
  • Static Pages with Rails
  • 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
  • Finishing the Prototype
  • Grid Layout and UI Components
  • Getting to Know Foundation for Apps
  • Making sense of it all
  •  Learning activity: Interviewing
  • Learning activity: Field Observation
  • Learning activity: Experience Sampling
  • Finding participants for your learning activity
  • Solving an Important Problem
  • Make Your Own AngularJS Widget
  • Extending Inputs
  • AngularJS Directives
  • Two-way Data Binding
  • AngularJS MVC Frameworks
  • Getting Started with WooCommerce Theme Development
  • Working with Rails Layouts
  • Zurb Foundation on Rails
  • Remember Me
  • Customizing the WooCommerce Cart and Checkout Process
  • Starting a Custom WooCommerce Theme
  • Cart, Checkout and Account Templates and Hooks
  • Global and Product Templates and Hooks
  • Running an Ecommerce Site Long Term
  • Setting Up WooCommerce
  • Introduction to Ecommerce with WordPress
  • Add Bootstrap Components to WordPress Theme
  • Create Bootstrap Styled Theme Templates
  • Setup a Bootstrap Theme
  • API Authentication
  • Coding the API
  • Route Connections
  • Introduction to REST
  • Exploring Ember
  • Ember Data
  • Models
  • Controllers
  • Routes and Templates
  • Getting Started with Ember.js
  • Debugging, Best Practices, and Production
  • Refactoring with Sass
  • Installing Sass and Setting up the Project
  • Styling a Header
  • Sass and Rails
  • 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
  • Working with a Developer
  • Designing our App
  • Wireframing, Interaction Design and Planning
  • ADS Writing and Preparation
  • Introduction to UI Design
  • Keyframe and Line Drawing Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Styling Rails Models
  • Ruby on Rails Helpers
  • Rails Partials
  • Gems In Depth
  • Ruby Gems
  • Protecting and Sharing Your Work
  • Licensing
  • Fair Use and Public Domain
  • Getting Started with Copyright
  • Creating an App Tutorial
  • Blank Slates and Rails
  • Email with Rails
  • Final Project: Create a Typographic Site
  • Laying Out Type for the Web
  • Basic Web Typography
  • How to Choose and Use Webfonts
  • The Production Server
  • The Staging Server
  • The Local Development Environment
  • More Advanced PHP for WordPress
  • PHP Basics for WordPress
  • Introduction to PHP for WordPress
  • Introduction to Typography
  • Improving Usability
  • Mobile Usability
  • Website Usability
  • What is Usability?
  • Going Mobile
  • Designing Email with CSS
  • Coding HTML Email
  • HTML Email Basics
  • What is the MailChimp API
  • 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
  • Local WordPress Development
  • Modifying Todo Lists
  • Form Builders and Rails
  • Styling Rails Forms
  • Gradients
  • Web Typography
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • CSS Box Model
  • Text, Fonts, and Lists
  • Values and Units
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Interactive Visualizations
  • Styling and Scaling Data
  • Data Binding with D3
  • Selections with D3
  • Updating and Uninstalling Packages with npm
  • Installing Packages with npm
  • The Internet
  • What is npm?
  • Rails Deployment
  • Building the Profile Page
  • Testing the Whole App
  • Rails Routing
  • Writing Tests
  • Customizing Ruby on Rails Forms
  • Ruby on Rails Authentication
  • Rails Frontend Development
  • Getting Started With Rails
  • Ruby Testing
  • Standard Library
  • Ruby Core
  • Ruby Modules
  • Ruby Procs & Lambdas
  • Ruby Blocks
  • Ruby Loops
  • Ruby Methods
  • Ruby Hashes
  • Ruby Arrays
  • Ruby Numbers
  • Ruby Strings
  • Objects, Classes, and Variables
  • Ruby Basics
  • Improving your Gulp Workflow
  • Compile Sass with Gulp
  • Gulp your JavaScript workflow!
  • Welcome to Gulp.js
  • HTTP Methods and Headers
  • Creating a Basic Template Engine in Node.js
  • Handling Routes in Node.js
  • Creating a Simple Server in Node.js
  • Quiz Practice Project
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Constructor Functions & Prototypes
  • Introduction to Methods
  • Password Resets and Testing
  • Adding User Support to Our Application
  • Password Hashing and Sign-In
  • AR Extensions
  • Callbacks
  • Query Interface
  • Validation
  • Migrations and Relationships
  • Introduction to ActiveRecord
  • 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
  • Build a Todo List Application with Rails 4
  • Installing a Ruby Development Environment
  • Color Theory
  • Principles
  • Elements
  • Input and Output
  • Search
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Scrum Events
  • Introducing Scrum
  • What is Agile?
  • Ruby Class Design
  • Blocks Practice
  • Working With Blocks
  • Ruby Blocks
  • Build a Simple Todo List Program
  • Ruby Booleans
  • 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
  • Building a Command Line Application
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Using a jQuery Carousel
  • Add a Sticky Navigation Bar
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • Hosting with GitHub Pages
  • Building and Customizing the Blog
  • Getting Started with Jekyll
  • Art Direction with the Picture Element
  • Image Delivery with Srcset and Sizes
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • MASH JavaScript
  • MASH CSS
  • MASH HTML
  • Treehouse Club - JavaScript
  • Treehouse Club - CSS
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • Welcome to the Treehouse Club
  • Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • DNS Basics
  • Graphic Basics
  • Website Basics
  • Computer Languages
  • Computer Basics
  • WWW
  • Combine and Minify Assets
  • Optimize Assets
  • Measuring Performance
  • Planning for Performance
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • Web Apps
  • Websites
  • Introduction
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • Custom Media Players
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • 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
  • 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
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Advanced Sass Concepts
  • Speeding up Workflow With Sass
  • Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Finalizing the Project
  • Case Studies and Examples
  • The Brand Identity Design Process
  • Introduction to Brand Identity
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • Moving Forward with UX
  • Tools UXers Use
  • How UXers Think
  • What Do User Experience Designers Do?
  • What is User Experience (UX)?
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Design
  • Grid Layout
  • Flexbox Layout
  • Positioning Schemes
  • Float Layout
  • Display Modes
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form 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
  • 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
  • Better SEO Through Tools
  • Better SEO Through Code
  • Better SEO Through Content
  • Finding Good WordPress Plugins and Themes
  • Managing Comments on a WordPress Blog
  • Working with Media in WordPress Blogs
  • Ruby Methods
  • Ruby Numbers (Ruby Basics)
  • Ruby Strings (Ruby Basics)
  • How Ruby Works
  • Introduction to SEO
  • Creating HTML Content
  • HTML First
  • Beginning HTML and CSS
  • Posts and Pages in WordPress
  • Blogging with WordPress Overview
  • WordPress Admin Settings
  • WordPress User Roles
  • The WordPress Codex
  • Owning a WordPress Site Long Term
  • WordPress Community Management
  • Working with Media in WordPress
  • Adding and Editing Content
  • Getting a WordPress Site
  • Getting Started with WordPress
  • Newbie