Jerome vanGaalen

Jerome vanGaalen

Pewee Valley, KY

I am a family man who has been in the restaurant and hospitality industry for way too long! I am now looking to become a software developer to start a new career to provide for my family!

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  • Spoken Languages

    • English
    • French

217 Achievements

  • Practicing Object Basics
  • Next Steps
  • Improving Our Tests
  • Behavior Driven Development with Mocha & Chai
  • Introducing Unit Testing
  • Updating and Uninstalling Packages with npm
  • Installing Packages with npm
  • What is npm?
  • Creating a Command Line Weather Application
  • Handling Errors in Node
  • Getting Data From an API With Node
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Combining Array Methods
  • Array Manipulation
  • Array Iteration
  • Practicing Classes
  • Exploring Async/Await
  • Understanding Promises
  • Asynchronous JavaScript with Callbacks
  • What is Asynchronous Programming?
  • Classes
  • Objects and New Collection Types
  • The Cooler Parts of ES2015
  • ES2015 Basics
  • Callbacks and the DOM
  • Callbacks with Timers
  • Introduction to Callback Functions
  • GET and POST Requests in a Browser
  • Introduction to HTTP
  • Reformatting User Input
  • Validating a Form with Regular Expressions
  • Regular Expressions
  • Checking Out and Returning a Book
  • Starting with Some Methods
  • The Rough Plan
  • Getters and Setters
  • Working with Classes in JavaScript
  • Object Basics
  • Introduction to Object-Oriented JavaScript
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • JavaScript Frameworks, Libraries, and Developer Roles
  • JavaScript Outside of the Browser
  • Test Drive
  • Meet Selenium
  • Welcome to the Treehouse Club
  • WWW
  • The Internet
  • Computer Languages
  • Computer Basics
  • Query Builder
  • Query Operators
  • Functional!
  • Now You're Querying!
  • Data Retreiver
  • Serialized!
  • Data Parser
  • Data Reader
  • What To Test
  • Test Driven Development
  • Writing Unit Tests
  • Unit Testing
  • Digging Deeper Into Migrations
  • Getting Started with Using Migrations
  • CRUD Operations
  • LINQ Queries
  • Extending Our Entity Data Model
  • Entity Framework and Databases
  • Introducing Entity Framework
  • 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
  • Finishing Our CRUD Web App
  • Adding Form Validation
  • Improving Our Form
  • Creating a Basic Form
  • Introducing CRUD Applications
  • Abstraction
  • System.Object
  • Polymorphism
  • Adding a List Page
  • Modeling and Presenting Data
  • Views
  • Controllers
  • Project Setup
  • Sets and Dictionaries
  • Lists
  • Arrays
  • WordPress User Roles
  • WordPress Plugins
  • WordPress Themes
  • The WordPress Customizer
  • Managing Media in WordPress
  • Managing Content in WordPress
  • Installing WordPress Locally
  • What Is WordPress?
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • Web Apps
  • Websites
  • Introduction
  • Building Forms With Bootstrap
  • Using Bootstrap Components
  • Responsive Layouts With the Bootstrap Grid
  • Getting to Know Bootstrap 4
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Working with jQuery Collections (2017)
  • Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal (2017)
  • Introducing jQuery (2017)
  • 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
  • Installing Programs
  • Environment and Redirection
  • Console Processes
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Loops and Final Touches
  • Encapsulation with Properties
  • Encapsulation and Arrays
  • Going Further with HTML
  • Images, Text and Links
  • Structuring Your Content
  • Getting Started With HTML
  • 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
  • Inheritance
  • Methods
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Perfect
  • Perform
  • Console I/O
  • Prepare and Plan
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Get Involved in Open Source
  •  Create a Web Presence on GitHub
  •  Working on a Team
  • Working By Yourself
  • Hello, GitHub!
  • Using a jQuery Carousel
  • Add a Sticky Navigation Bar
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • DOM Traversal
  • DOM Manipulation
  • Events
  • Hello, jQuery!
  • Improving the Application Code
  • Editing and Filtering Names
  • Adding and Removing Names
  • Traversing the DOM
  • Responding to User Interaction
  • Making Changes to the DOM
  • Getting a Handle on the DOM
  • The Browser Environment
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • Finishing the Game
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • 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
  • Creating HTML Content
  • HTML First
  • Beginning HTML and CSS
  • Professional Development
  • Applying & Interviewing
  • The Job Search
  • Networking
  • Personal Branding
  • Setting Your Course
  • Careers in the Tech Industry
  • Self-Assessment
  • Newbie