Michael Macdonald

Michael Macdonald

Member Since June 1, 2016

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  • Vulnerabilities: Configuration, Components, and Logging
  • Vulnerabilities: Authentication, Access, and Sensitive Data
  • Vulnerabilities:  Injection, XSS, CSRF
  • The OWASP Top 10 Explained
  • Testing Existing Projects
  • Test Driven Development
  • Introduction to Unit Testing
  • Practicing Data Visualization
  • Line and Area Charts, Scatter Plots, and Maps
  • Bar Charts, Histograms, and Pie Charts
  • Data Visualization Fundamentals
  • Practicing Data Visualization in Excel
  • Chart Formatting and Layout
  • When To Use What Type of Chart
  • Introduction To Data Visualization
  • The Data Analysis Process
  • Getting to Know Your Data
  • Introducing Data Analysis
  • Build a Spreadsheet
  • Spreadsheet Best Practices
  • Spreadsheet Functions & Formulas
  • Getting Started With Spreadsheets
  • Introducing Spreadsheets
  • Completing and Testing the API
  • Communicating with Mongo Through Mongoose
  • Modeling Data for the API
  • Building API Routes in Express
  • Building a REST Service
  • Express Middleware
  • Sessions and Cookies
  • User Registration and Login
  • What is Authentication?
  • Security in Practice
  • Common Attacks and Defenses
  • Hello Internet!
  • Using a jQuery Carousel
  • Add a Sticky Navigation Bar
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • Maintaining Secure Web Apps
  • Protecting Data and Keeping Attackers Out
  • Why Protect Your Web Apps
  • Clean Routes and Custom Validation
  • Accessing Data using Resources
  • Laravel CRUD operations
  • Seeding the Database
  • Database Security
  • Queries & Results
  • Getting Started with PDO
  • Error Handling
  • Creating Distributable OOP Packages
  • Autoloading and Composer
  • Databases and International Concerns
  • Starting Right with PHP Best Practices
  • MVC (Model)
  • MVC (View)
  • MVC (Controller)
  • Application Navigation (Routing)
  • Getting Started With Laravel
  • Abstract Classes in PHP
  • Using Interfaces in PHP
  • Designing Interfaces in PHP
  • Extending the Family
  • Inheritance
  • Building a Collection
  • Building the Recipe
  • Understanding Classes
  • Why Object-Oriented Programming?
  • Setting Up an Authorization System
  • Adding an Authentication System
  • Build a Library
  • What is Authentication
  • Parsing Specific Formats
  • Basic File Handling
  • Updating and Deleting Records
  • Reading and Writing Reports
  • Creating Records
  • Project Setup
  • Browser Persistent Data with PHP
  • PHPDB Stage 5: Search
  • PHPDB Stage 4: Pagination with LIMITs
  • PHPDB Stage 3: Using Relational Data
  • PHPDB Stage 2: Querying the Database with PHP
  • PHPDB Stage 1: Databases and PHP
  • Filtering Inputs and Escaping Outputs in PHP
  • $_GET and $_POST
  • Security: Solutions
  • Security: Concerns
  • PHP Inventory
  • PHP Includes
  • PHP Internal Functions
  • PHP Returns & Closures
  • PHP Functions Basics
  • PHP Loops
  • PHP Arrays
  • PHP Conditionals
  • PHP on the Web
  • Daily Exercise Program
  • Unit Converter
  • Getting to Know PHP
  • Putting it all Together
  • Actions, Dispatch and Reducers. Oh my!
  • Modularizing the React Scoreboard Application
  • Getting Started with Redux
  • React Router and Authentication
  • Implementing Basic Authentication
  • Introducing the Authentication Project
  • Refining the App
  • Building the Application
  • Setting up with Create React App
  • Going Further with Routing
  • Navigating, Nesting and Redirecting Routes
  • Getting Started with React Router
  • Combining Array Methods
  • Array Manipulation
  • Practice forEach
  • Array Iteration
  • React Component Patterns
  • Stateful Components and Lifecycle Methods
  • Managing State and Data Flow
  • Build Modular Interfaces with Components
  • Stateful Components
  • Introducing Props
  • Thinking in Components
  • First Steps in React
  • Day 3: Getting Creative
  • Day 2: Advanced Selecting
  • Day 1: Joining Tables
  • Orientation: Selecting Data
  • Subqueries
  • Set Operations
  • Joining Table Data with SQL
  • Table Relationships
  • Database Keys
  • Database Normalization
  • Date and Time Functions
  • Aggregate and Numeric Functions
  • Working with Text
  • Ordering, Limiting and Paging Results
  • How to Make Wireframes on Paper
  • Branches on Git Hosting Services
  • Remote Branches
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Next Steps
  • Improving Our Tests
  • Behavior Driven Development with Mocha & Chai
  • Introducing Unit Testing
  • Loop Through Objects
  • Object Basics
  • Multidimensional Arrays
  • Loop Through Arrays
  • Store Multiple Values in an Array
  • Working with 'for' Loops
  • Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • Testing for Accessibility
  • Mobile Accessibility
  • Accessible UI Patterns
  • Semantic HTML and WAI-ARIA
  • WCAG 2.0 (and Other Standards)
  • Access for Everybody
  • Combine and Minify Assets
  • Optimize Assets
  • Measuring Performance
  • Planning for Performance
  • Building Forms With Bootstrap
  • Using Bootstrap Components
  • Responsive Layouts With the Bootstrap Grid
  • Getting to Know Bootstrap 4
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • What is Wireframing?
  • Principles of Design
  • Elements of Design
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Arrow Functions
  • Pass Information Into Functions
  • Create Reusable Code with Functions
  • The Math Object
  • Working with Numbers
  • Making Decisions in Your Code with Conditional Statements
  • Working With Strings
  • Storing and Tracking Information with Variables
  • Hello, JavaScript!
  • 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
  • Getting the REST You Need 2
  • 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
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Classes
  • Objects and New Collection Types
  • The Cooler Parts of ES2015
  • ES2015 Basics
  • Adding the Game Logic
  • Making the Game Interactive
  • Rendering the Game
  •  Building Constructor Methods and Generating Objects
  • Introducing 'Four in a Row'
  • Reformatting User Input
  • Validating a Form with Regular Expressions
  • Regular Expressions
  • Regular Expressions
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • 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
  • Final Project: Create a Typographic Site
  • Finishing the Game
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Laying Out Type for the Web
  • Basic Web Typography
  • How to Choose and Use Webfonts
  • Introduction to Typography
  • 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
  • Java Inheritance
  • Generics in Java
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • 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
  • GET and POST Requests in a Browser
  • Get Involved in Open Source
  •  Create a Web Presence on GitHub
  • Introduction to HTTP
  • 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
  •  Working on a Team
  • Working By Yourself
  • Hello, GitHub!
  • Writing Your Own Java Annotation
  • Using Java's Built-In Annotations
  • Review Functional Programming Fundamentals
  • Reduction and Aggregation
  • Meet Streams
  • Java's Functional Toolset
  • What to Test
  • How To Test
  • GitHub and Other Remote Repositories
  • Managing Committed Files
  • First Commits
  • Why Test
  • Java Maps
  • Interfaces in Java
  • Java Lists
  • Event Planning
  • Build a Pomodoro App
  • Design a Better App
  • Graphical User Interfaces
  • Advanced Tooling
  • Common Commands
  • Directories and Files
  • The Command Shell
  • IDE Exploration
  • How it Works
  • Efficiency!
  • Installing Programs
  • Environment and Redirection
  • Console Processes
  • Exploring the Java Collections Framework
  • Organizing Data
  • Getting There
  • Gotchas and Wins
  • Iteration
  • Creation
  • Delivering the MVP
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • Creating the MVP
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Scrum Events
  • Introducing Scrum
  • What is Agile?
  • Harnessing the Power of Objects
  • Meet Objects
  • Meet Objects
  • Perfecting the Prototype
  • Using your New Tools
  • Getting Started with Java
  • MASH JavaScript
  • MASH CSS
  • MASH HTML
  • Treehouse Club - JavaScript
  • Treehouse Club - CSS
  • Welcome to the Treehouse Club
  • WWW
  • The Internet
  • Computer Languages
  • Computer Basics
  • Newbie