Finn Terdal

Finn Terdal

Portland, OR

I'm a recent graduate of Reed College (Philosophy '13), and I'm learning to program by taking CS courses at PSU and reading textbooks and online tutorials. I love working on small teams with big ideas.

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  • Same Old ORM
  • Inlines and Media
  • Django Model Forms
  • Django Models
  • Django Forms
  • Building Custom Filters
  • Building Custom Tags
  • Template Tags and Filters
  • Test Time!
  • Final Details
  • Django Templates
  • Model Administration
  • What a View
  • Say Hello to Django
  • Covering Your Bases
  • Be Assertive!
  • What Is Testing?
  • Gettin' CRUD-y With It
  • Our Diary App
  • Meet Peewee
  • Python Regular Expressions
  • Timezones
  • Math Quiz App
  • Dates and Times
  • Buggy Logs
  • Cleaner Code
  • Hack-n-Slash
  • Python Inheritance
  • Python Objects
  • Dungeon Game
  • Tuples
  • Dictionaries
  • Slices
  • Lists Redux
  • Introducing Sketch
  • Selections with D3
  • Letter Game App
  • Number Game App
  • Shopping List App
  • Logic in Python
  • Python Data Types
  • Python For Beginners
  • Testing and Debugging
  • Improving Our Code
  • Basic Android Programming
  • Functional Rules
  • Creating the Screen Layout
  • Getting Started with Android
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Database Security
  • Queries & Results
  • Getting Started with PDO
  • Objects
  • Securing and Maintaining a MySQL Database
  • SQL Calculating, Aggregating and Other Functions
  • Contact Forms & Mailers
  • Slim and Templates
  • Dependency Management
  • PHP Inheritance & Interfaces
  • PHP Properties & Methods
  • PHP Objects and Classes
  • PHP Internal Functions
  • PHP Returns & Closures
  • PHP Functions Basics
  • Getting Started with WordPress
  • PHP Loops
  • PHP Conditionals
  • PHP Datatypes
  • PHP Data & Structure
  • PHP Getting Started
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • Creating a Simple Drawing Application
  • Creating a Password Confirmation Form
  • Creating a Mobile Drop Down Menu
  • Creating a Simple Lightbox
  • Creating a Spoiler Revealer
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • Getting to Know Foundation for Apps
  • Launching and Supporting a WordPress Plugin
  • Building WordPress Template Tags, Widgets, and Shortcodes
  • Connecting WordPress Plugins with 3rd Party APIs
  • Building a WordPress Plugin Settings Page
  • How WordPress Plugins Work
  • Hooking Into WordPress Plugins
  • Action Functions in WordPress
  • Filter Functions in WordPress
  • An Overview of Hooks in WordPress
  • Custom WordPress Customizer Settings
  • Native WordPress Customizer Options
  • Overview of the WordPress Customizer
  • Custom Dashboard Widgets
  • Controlling Admin Navigation
  • Customizing the Login Screen
  • Admin Color Schemes
  • Add Bootstrap Components to WordPress Theme
  • Create Bootstrap Styled Theme Templates
  • Setup a Bootstrap Theme
  • A Template Hierarchy Review
  • Media Templates in WordPress
  • Custom Post Type Templates
  • Archive Templates in WordPress
  • Page and Post Templates in WordPress
  • Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • Core WordPress Theme Files
  • How WordPress Templates Work
  • Finishing Your WordPress Theme
  • Custom Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • Adding a Blog to a WordPress Theme
  • Custom Post Type Templates
  • Building Out WordPress Navigation
  • Building Page Templates in WordPress
  • The WordPress Loop
  • WordPress Header and Footer Templates
  • Working with CSS and JS in WordPress Themes
  • Starting a WordPress Theme
  • Local WordPress Development
  • The WordPress Codex
  • WordPress Plugin Best Practices
  • Widgets and Custom Menus
  • Custom Post Types and Fields
  • Customizing WordPress Themes
  • WordPress Themes
  • Installing Wordpress
  • Control Flow
  • Collections
  • Operators
  • Types
  • Variables and Constants
  • Joining Relational Data Between Tables in SQL
  • Manipulating Schema with SQL
  • Creating Tables and Manipulating Data with SQL
  • Reading Data from Databases with SQL
  • Installing MySQL Server and MySQL Workbench
  • Introduction to Data, Databases and SQL
  • Build a Todo List Application with Rails 4
  • Installing a Ruby Development Environment
  • 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
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Ruby Methods
  • Ruby Numbers (Ruby Basics)
  • Ruby Strings (Ruby Basics)
  • How Ruby Works
  • 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
  • Retrieving and Viewing Data from Parse.com
  • Capturing Photo and Video Using UIImagePickerController
  • Relating Users in Parse.com
  • Using Parse.com as a Backend and Adding Users
  • Designing and Starting the App
  • Viewing a Web Page
  • Adapting Data for Display
  • Data Modeling
  • Getting Data from the Web
  • Rebuilding from Scratch
  • Exploring the Master-Detail Template
  • Testing and Debugging
  • Animate This (iOS7)
  • Designing your App
  • Refactoring into a Model
  • Creating a Data Collection
  • Understanding Views and View Controllers
  • Getting Started (iOS7)
  • Beyond the Basics
  • Advanced Objective-C
  • Foundation Framework
  • Introduction to Objective-C
  • Pointers and Memory
  • Functional Programming in C
  • Fundamentals of C
  • Newbie