Javier Briones

Javier Briones

Los Angeles/Orange County, CA

I'm a friendly guy all around. My hobbies include soccer, video games, spending time with my girlfriend 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.

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

206 Achievements

  • 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