Nathan Fulkerson

Nathan Fulkerson

Techdegree Student

Orlando, FL

Originally from small-town Illinois, I upped and went to South Korea to teach English. There I rekindled my desire to learn web and software development, particularly iOS. I like craft beer, cats, Swift, visual novels, and singing showtunes in the shower.

Skills & Experience

  • Job Title

    iOS Developer

  • Spoken Languages

    • English
    • Japanese (Elementary)
    • Korean (Survival)

354 Achievements

  • Saving a Selfie
  • Adding Metadata to Photos
  • GPU Based Approach
  • Image Processing
  • Playing with Filters
  • Pinching, Panning and Zooming
  • Browsing An Album
  • Taking Photos
  • Error Handling
  • Dynamic Keys and Inheritance
  • Parsing Different JSON Structures
  • Parsing to Non-Primitive Types
  • Refactoring Using Codable
  • Dark Sky API Client
  • Downloading JSON Data Asynchronously
  • Fetching Data From the Web
  • Modeling Forecast Data
  • Error Handling and Memory Management
  • Building Standard Library Functions
  • Closure Expressions
  • First Class Functions
  • Generics and Protocols
  • Generic Types
  • Generic Functions, Parameters and Constraints
  • Adding Sound Effects
  • Personalizing The Story
  • Refactoring Our Code
  • Creating the User Interface Programmatically
  • Creating a Story
  • Navigating Through An Adventure
  • Using the Delegate Pattern in iOS
  • The Delegate Pattern
  • Writing Great Swift
  • Access Control
  • Memory Management in Swift
  • Extensions and Protocols
  • Value Semantics, Type Methods and Inheritance
  • Object Initialization
  • Properties
  • Displaying Additional Views
  • Using the Vending Machine
  • Loading Data From a Resource
  • Modeling an Interface
  • Error Handling
  • Creating Flexible Objects Using Protocols
  • Protocol Basics
  • Objects and Optionals
  • Introduction to Optionals
  • Introduction to Enumerations
  • Running Apps on a Device
  • Improving Our User Interface
  • Structs As Data Models
  • View Controllers and Views
  • Getting Started with iOS Development
  • Differentiating Between Objects
  • Class Inheritance
  • Classes in Swift
  • Complex Data Structures
  • Adding Power to Functions
  • Functions in Swift
  • Control Flow With Conditional Statements
  • Control Flow With Loops
  • Dictionaries in Swift
  • Introduction to Collections
  • Swift Operators
  • Swift Types
  • An Introduction to Swift Programming
  • Using Slack Effectively
  • Introducing Slack for the Techdegree
  • Deleting and Updating Data
  • Fetching Data Using Fetch Requests
  • Inserting and Saving Data Using a Context
  • Understanding the Core Data Stack
  • An Overview of Codable
  • Transitions, Gestures and More
  • Why Protect Your Web Apps
  • Show Me the Data
  • Introduction to CollectionViews
  • Memory, Arrays and Loops, Oh My!
  • Getting Oriented - Object-Oriented, That Is
  • Objective-C in Action
  • Intermediate Topics in Objective-C
  • The Objective-C Mindset
  • Basic Types, Structures and Syntax
  • Moving from Swift to Objective-C
  • Adding Reviews and a Map
  • Retrieving Restaurant Details Using Operations
  • Simplifying Networking Code
  • Obtaining a Location Fix
  • Authorization with Third Party Libraries
  • Building Your Resume
  • Downloading Album Artwork
  • Requesting Real Data
  • Enhancing the iTunes Endpoint
  • URLs and Parameter Encoding
  • Building the User Interface
  • Modeling iTunes Search Results
  • Decoupling the Data Source
  • Sorting Contacts Into Sections
  • Static Table Views for Detail Interfaces
  • Displaying Contact Data
  • A High Level Overview
  • Dark Sky API Client
  • Downloading JSON Data Asynchronously
  • Fetching Data From the Web
  • Modeling Forecast Data
  • Introducing Sketch
  • Visual Format Language
  • Auto Layout in Code
  • Trait Collections
  • Inequalities, Content and Priorities
  • The Constraint Equation
  • A History Lesson
  • Asynchronous Error Handling
  • 5 Star Techdegree Reviewer
  • 1st Techdegree Peer Review
  • Closures in Cocoa Touch
  • Building Standard Library Functions
  • Closure Expressions
  • First Class Functions
  • Generics with Swift 2 - Beyond Basics
  • Generics with Swift 2
  • Adding Sound Effects
  • Refactoring the Model
  • Creating the User Interface Programmatically
  • Creating a Story
  • Navigating Through an Adventure
  • Memory Management in Swift 2
  • Extensions and Protocols
  • Value Semantics, Type Methods and Inheritance
  • Object Initialization in Swift 2
  • Properties in Swift 2
  • Displaying Additional Views
  • Using the Vending Machine
  • Loading Data From a Resource
  • Modeling An Interface
  • Error Handling in Swift 2.0
  • Creating Flexible Objects Using Protocols
  • Swift 2.0 Protocols
  • Objects and Optionals
  • Introduction to Optionals
  • Introduction to Enumerations
  • Running Apps on a Device
  • Improving Our User Interface
  • Structs as Data Models
  • View Controllers and Views
  • Getting Started with iOS Development
  • Differentiating Between Objects
  • Class Inheritance
  • Classes
  • Complex Data Structures
  • Function Parameters
  • Functions in Swift 2.0
  • Control Flow with Conditional Statements
  • Control Flow With Loops
  • Swift Dictionaries
  • Introduction to Collections
  • Swift Operators
  • Swift Types
  • An Introduction to Swift Programming
  • Going MEAN with Express
  • Introduction to MEAN
  • Build a Todo List Application with Rails 4
  • Ruby Methods
  • Ruby Numbers (Ruby Basics)
  • Ruby Strings (Ruby Basics)
  • How Ruby Works
  • Route Connections
  • WordPress Themes
  • Introduction to REST
  • Installing Wordpress
  • Cocoapods
  • Delegation in iOS
  • Introduction to Delegates
  • Implementing the Detail View
  • Custom Table View Cells
  • Next Week's Weather
  • Upgrading Stormy
  • Creating Flexible Objects with Protocols
  • Protocols
  • Refreshing the Data
  • Adding Weather Icons
  • Interacting With Data From the Web
  • Simple Data Structures
  • Closures in iOS
  • Closures and Closure Expressions
  • Functions as First Class Citizens
  • Refactoring Our Code (Swift)
  • Building the Master and Detail Views (Swift)
  • Building a Music Library and Playlists (Swift)
  • Using a Navigation Controller With Segues (Swift)
  • Working With Multiple View Controllers (Swift)
  • Swift Value vs Reference Types
  • Swift Properties
  • Swift Inheritance
  • Swift Classes and Objects
  • Managing Complexity
  • Introduction to Table Views
  • A Lifestyle Choice
  • Growing Your Business
  • Client Services
  • Sales and Pitching
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Building the Friendship UI
  • Moving from WordPress.com to Self-Hosted WordPress.org
  • The Production Server
  • The Staging Server
  • The Local Development Environment
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Better SEO Through Tools
  • Better SEO Through Code
  • Better SEO Through Content
  • Swift Structs and their Methods
  • Swift Structs
  • Swift Enums and their Methods
  • Swift Enums
  • Displaying Our Weather Data
  • Data Modeling With Structures
  • Concurrency
  • Pulling Data From the Web
  • Swift Optionals
  • Swift Parameters and Tuples
  • Swift Functions
  • Control Flow
  • Collections
  • Operators
  • Types
  • Deploying to a Device
  • Debugging Our App
  • Improving Our User Interface
  • Using a Data Model
  • Views and View Controllers
  • Getting Started with Xcode
  • Variables and Constants
  • Introduction to SEO
  • 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
  • Introduction to Game Design
  • HTML First
  • Beginning HTML and CSS
  • Creating Friendships
  • Rails Deployment
  • Building the Profile Page
  • Testing the Whole App
  • Rails Routing
  • Writing Tests
  • Customizing Ruby on Rails Forms
  • Ruby on Rails Authentication
  • Rails Frontend Development
  • Advanced Techniques
  • Responsive Design
  • Media Queries
  • CSS Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • Gradients
  • Web Typography
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • CSS Box Model
  • Text, Fonts, and Lists
  • Values and Units
  • Installing a Ruby Development Environment
  • Starting a Freelance Career
  • Introduction to Data, Databases and SQL
  • Installing Programs
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Adding a Contact Form
  • Creating the Menu and Footer
  • Getting Started with PHP
  • Getting Work Done
  • Appearance
  • Notifications
  • iOS 5 Core Data
  • Web View
  • Viewing a Web Page
  • Adapting Data for Display
  • Data Modeling
  • Getting Data from the Web
  • Rebuilding from Scratch
  • Exploring the Master-Detail Template
  • Adaptive Design
  • Fluid Foundation
  • Introduction to Responsive Web Design
  • Professional Development
  • Applying & Interviewing
  • The Job Search
  • Networking
  • Personal Branding
  • Setting Your Course
  • Careers in the Tech Industry
  • Self-Assessment
  • Storyboards
  • Automatic Reference Counting
  • Share Your Creation
  • Animate This
  • Shaking Things Up
  • Making It Pretty
  • Learning the Language
  • Getting Started with iPhone
  • Content Strategy with WordPress
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Objects, Classes, and Variables
  • Ruby Basics
  •  Adding Color and Type
  • Creating an Icon
  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Getting Started with WordPress
  • Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Environment and Redirection
  • Console Processes
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • Functions
  • Objects and Arrays
  • Control Structures
  • Basics
  • Framework Foundations
  • Printing
  • Page Layout
  • Box Model
  • Text
  • Data Types
  • Selectors
  • Introduction
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • Launching the Website
  • Styling Content
  • Creating a Website Structure
  • Text Editors and HTML
  • Website Basics
  • Getting Started With Rails
  • Newbie