Javier Briones
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Javier Briones

Techdegree Student

Los Angeles/Orange County, CA

I'm a friendly guy all around. My hobbies include soccer, video games, spending time with my wife, daughter, and my friends, going to the movies, and learning new things. I'm very curious about the world and how things work. I love math and technology.

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Skills & Experience

  • Job Title

    Programmer, developer, game programmer, applications tester, automation

  • Spoken Languages

    • English
    • Spanish
  • Awards

    • Member of the National Honor Society – Alpha Beta Kappa
  • Looking for work

    Yes

331 Achievements

  • Going Further with Grid Layout
  • Flexible Sized Grids
  • Introducing Grid Layout
  • Keyframe and Line Drawing Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Improving the Application Code
  • Editing and Filtering Names
  • Adding and Removing Names
  • Using a jQuery Carousel
  • Add a Sticky Navigation Bar
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • The Math Object
  • Working with Numbers
  • Callbacks and the DOM
  • Callbacks with Timers
  • Introduction to Callback Functions
  • Making Decisions in Your Code with Conditional Statements
  • Working With Strings
  • Storing and Tracking Information with Variables
  • Hello, JavaScript!
  • Refactoring with Sass
  • Installing Sass and Setting up the Project
  • Add Reusable Logic to Your Sass
  • Write Smart and Efficient CSS with Sass
  • Improve Your Workflow with Sass
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Adding 3D Effects with CSS
  • Getting Started with CSS Transforms
  • Transition Timing Functions and Delays
  • Getting Started with CSS Transitions
  • GitHub and Other Remote Repositories
  • Managing Committed Files
  • First Commits
  • Common Commands
  • Directories and Files
  • The Command Shell
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Basic Layout
  • The Box Model
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Going Further with HTML
  • Images, Text and Links
  • Structuring Your Content
  • Getting Started With HTML
  • Using Slack Effectively
  • 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
  • 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
  • Merge Sort and Linked Lists
  • The Merge Sort Algorithm
  • Building a Linked List
  • Exploring Arrays
  • Recursion and Space Complexity
  • Algorithms in Code
  • Time Complexity
  • Playing a Counting Game
  • Getting Started with Java
  • Timezones
  • Math Quiz App
  • Dates and Times
  • Buggy Logs
  • Cleaner Code
  • Dice Roller
  • Python: Advanced Objects
  • Exploring Best Practices
  • Test Drive
  • Meet Selenium
  • Improving Quality Assurance Practices
  • Bug Reporting
  • Executing Tests
  • Writing Manual Test Cases
  • Why We Test
  • Python: Inheritance
  • Python: Instant Objects
  • Iterating and Packing with Dictionaries
  • Introducing Dictionaries
  • Sequence Operations
  • Sequence Iterations
  • Packing and Unpacking
  • Getting Info In and Out of Functions
  • Introduction to Functions
  • Getting to Know Tuples
  • Build an Application
  • Using Lists
  • Meet Lists
  • Practice Functions
  • All Together Now
  • Functions and Looping
  • Types and Branching
  • Meet Python
  • Performing CRUD Operations
  • Defining Models
  • Getting Started with Sequelize
  • 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
  • Refactoring and Modularizing a REST API
  • Create, Read, Update, Delete
  • Managing Data and Asynchronous Code
  • Getting to Know REST APIs
  • Asynchronous Code in Express
  • Serving Static Files in Express
  • Applying Express Knowledge
  • Middleware
  • Deeper into Routing with Express
  • Using Templates with Express
  • 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
  • Creating a Simple Server in Node.js
  • Creating a Command Line Weather Application
  • Handling Errors in Node
  • Getting Data From an API With Node
  • Getting the REST You Need 2
  • GET and POST Requests in a Browser
  • Introduction to HTTP
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Adding the Game Logic
  • Making the Game Interactive
  • Rendering the Game
  •  Building Constructor Methods and Generating Objects
  • Introducing 'Four in a Row'
  • Checking Out and Returning a Book
  • Starting with Some Methods
  • The Rough Plan
  • Getters and Setters
  • Practicing Classes
  • Working with Classes in JavaScript
  • Practicing Object Basics
  • Object Basics
  • Introduction to Object-Oriented JavaScript
  • Exploring Async/Await
  • Understanding Promises
  • Asynchronous JavaScript with Callbacks
  • What is Asynchronous Programming?
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Working with jQuery Collections (2017)
  • Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal (2017)
  • Introducing jQuery (2017)
  • Traversing the DOM
  • Responding to User Interaction
  • Making Changes to the DOM
  • Getting a Handle on the DOM
  • The Browser Environment
  • Create Function Using Arrow Syntax
  • Using Template Literals
  • Defining Variables With let and const
  • JavaScript Tools and Workflows
  • JavaScript is Everywhere
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Finishing the Game
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Introducing Slack for the Techdegree
  • Compass Helper Functions
  • Getting Started with Compass
  • Compass Layout and Typography
  • Spriting 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
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Grid Layout
  • Flexbox Layout
  • Positioning Schemes
  • Float Layout
  • Display Modes
  • Media Queries
  • CSS Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • 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
  • Start menu and App Icon
  • Sound Design
  • Animating and Saving Sprites
  • Designing Characters and a Scene
  • Introduction to Game Design
  • Adding Push Notifications from Parse.com
  • Updating Other GridViews
  • Customizing a GridView for Friends
  • Customizing a ListView for the Inbox
  • Customizing the Action Bar
  • Using Custom Styles and Themes
  • Customizing the Login Screen
  • Starting with Design Mockups
  • Self-Destruction
  • Retrieving and Viewing Messages
  • Sending Messages
  • Capturing Photos and Videos
  • Relating Users in Parse.com
  • Using Fragments for Tabs
  • Adding Users Using Parse.com
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Starting the App
  • Using Intents to Display and Share Posts
  • Adapting Data for Display in a List
  • Getting Data from the Web
  • Rebuilding from Scratch
  • Exploring the Master-Detail Template
  • Using Git for Android
  • Getting Started with Genymotion
  • Getting Started with Android Studio
  • Adding a Contact Form
  • Creating the Menu and Footer
  • Getting Started with PHP
  • Gradients
  • 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
  • Sharing Your Creation
  • Interrogating the App
  • Shaking Things Up
  • Pretty Little Things
  • Learning the Language
  • Getting Started with Android
  • Launching the Website
  • Styling Content
  • Creating a Website Structure
  • Text Editors and HTML
  • Website Basics
  • Newbie