Michael Afanasiev

Michael Afanasiev

Courses Plus Student

Athens, Greece

"The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see." You can always reach me at michael + @ + justdev.me

Skills & Experience

  • Company

    Microsoft

  • Job Title

    Technical Mentor

  • Spoken Languages

    • English
    • Russian
    • Hebrew
    • Greek
  • Looking for work

    Yes

192 Achievements

  • Python For Beginners
  • Running Apps on a Device
  • Improving Our User Interface
  • Testing for Accessibility
  • Structs As Data Models
  • View Controllers and Views
  • Getting Started with iOS Development
  • Meet Objects
  • Differentiating Between Objects
  • Class Inheritance
  • Perfecting the Prototype
  • Using your New Tools
  • Getting Started with Java
  • Classes in Swift
  • Complex Data Structures
  • Adding Power to Functions
  • Functions in Swift
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • JavaScript Functions
  • Building Forms with Bootstrap
  • Using Bootstrap Components
  • Responsive Layouts with the Bootstrap Grid
  • Getting to Know Bootstrap 4
  • Hello, GitHub!
  • Next Steps
  • Financing Our Company
  • Selling Your Product
  • Marketing Your Product
  • Product Market Fit
  • Discovery
  • Getting the REST You Need
  • Control Flow With Conditional Statements
  • Control Flow With Loops
  • Improving Usability
  • Mobile Usability
  • Website Usability
  • What is Usability?
  • Dictionaries in Swift
  • Introduction to Collections
  • Swift Operators
  • Swift Types
  • An Introduction to Swift Programming
  • Memory, Arrays and Loops, Oh My!
  • Getting Oriented - Object-Oriented, That Is
  • Immersive Examples
  • Scope and Loops
  • More Operators
  • Operators and Conditionals
  • Data Types and Variables
  • Intro to Objective-C
  • Functions in Swift 2.0
  • Control Flow with Conditional Statements
  • GET and POST Requests in a Browser
  • Introduction to HTTP
  • DNS Basics
  • Graphic 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
  • Website Basics
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • 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
  • Control Flow With Loops
  • Swift Dictionaries
  • Introduction to Collections
  • Swift Operators
  • Swift Types
  • An Introduction to Swift Programming
  • Advanced Sass Concepts
  • Speeding up Workflow With Sass
  • Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Save for the Web
  • Adding Images and a Mockup
  • Logo Design
  • Creating a Wireframe
  • Better SEO Through Tools
  • Better SEO Through Code
  • Better SEO Through Content
  • Introduction to SEO
  • Grid Layout
  • Flexbox Layout
  • Positioning Schemes
  • Float Layout
  • Display Modes
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • Introducing Adobe Illustrator
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Creating a Long Term Business
  • Protecting Yourself With Contracts
  • Establishing a Proper Workflow
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Basic Layout
  • Pricing and Project Proposals
  • Finding Your First Project
  • The Box Model
  • Starting a Freelance Career
  • Soft Skills - Psychology
  • Writing Online
  • Productivity
  • Presentation Skills
  • Important Skills For Professional Success
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • MASH JavaScript
  • MASH CSS
  • MASH HTML
  • Treehouse Club - JavaScript
  • Treehouse Club - CSS
  • Welcome to the Treehouse Club
  • 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
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Design
  • Workflow Basics
  • Slices & Save for Web
  • Vector Shapes
  • Type Tools
  • Masks Basics
  • Layer Basics
  • Workspace Basics
  • 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
  • WWW
  • Computer Languages
  • Computer Basics
  • The Internet
  • CSS: Cascading Style Sheets
  • Creating HTML Content
  • HTML First
  • Beginning HTML and CSS
  • Newbie