Michael Walker

Michael Walker

Syracuse, NY

Accounting professional making the switch to IT auditing. I've been working in finance/accounting for about 17 years. I am now attempting to self-teach myself to be a web developer and other tools useful in my industry.

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  • Introducing CRUD Applications
  • Getting Started with Xamarin
  • Now You're Querying!
  • Sets and Dictionaries
  • Lists
  • Arrays
  • Data Retreiver
  • Serialized!
  • Data Parser
  • Data Reader
  • Abstraction
  • System.Object
  • Polymorphism
  • Loops and Final Touches
  • Encapsulation with Properties
  • Encapsulation and Arrays
  • Inheritance
  • Serving Static Files in Express
  • Applying Express Knowledge
  • Middleware
  • Deeper into Routing with Express
  • Using Templates with Express
  • Getting Started with Express
  • JavaScript Objects and Conditionals
  • JavaScript Arrays and Loops
  • JavaScript Functions
  • Data Types and Variables
  • Creating a Command Line Weather Application
  • Handling Errors in Node
  • Getters and Setters
  • Working with Classes in JavaScript
  • Object Basics
  • Introduction to Object-Oriented JavaScript
  • Getting Data From an API With Node
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Introduction to Data Persistence
  • Themes and Compatibility
  • Using Styles in Layouts
  • Testing and Debugging
  • Improving Our Code
  • Basic Android Programming
  • Creating the Screen Layout
  • Getting Started with Android
  • Connecting Room to the UI
  • Working with Room
  • Data Persistence Basics
  • Threads in Android
  • Is This Thing On?
  • Putting It All Together
  • Modelling Solitaire
  • Hello Kotlin!
  • Tablet Time
  • Ingredients and Directions
  • Managing Fragments
  • Introducing Fragments
  • The Project
  • Introducing SharedPreferences
  • The Activity Lifecycle
  • Connect the Data
  • Adapters and ViewHolders
  • Displaying Lists of Data
  • Updating the Data Model
  • Hooking Up the Model to the View
  • Building the Weather UI
  • Working with JSON
  • Concurrency and Error Handling
  • Networking
  • Exploring an API
  • The Rest of the Story
  • Finishing the User Interface
  • The Model-View-Presenter Pattern
  • Intents and Multiple Activities
  • Tuning the User Interface
  • User Input in Android
  • Testing and Debugging
  • Improving Our Code
  • Basic Android Programming
  • Creating the Screen Layout
  • Getting Started with Android
  • Java's Functional Toolset
  • Persisting Data with Hibernate
  • Getting Started with Hibernate
  • Data Persistence & ORMs
  • Bells and Whistles
  • Diving into Web Development
  • Using the MVC Architecture with Spring
  • Modeling, Storing, and Presenting Data with Spring
  • Creating Spring Controllers and Thymeleaf Views
  • Spring Components and Configuring Our App
  • Setting Up Your Local Environment for Spring Development
  • What to Test
  • How To Test
  • Why Test
  • Writing Your Own Java Annotation
  • Using Java's Built-In Annotations
  • Gotchas and Wins
  • Iteration
  • Creation
  • Delivering the MVP
  • Creating the MVP
  • Harnessing the Power of Objects
  • Meet Objects
  • When To Use What Type of Chart
  • Introduction To Data Visualization
  • Improve Your Workflow with Sass
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Setting Up an Authorization System
  • Adding an Authentication System
  • Build a Library
  • What is Authentication
  • Error Handling
  • Creating Distributable OOP Packages
  • Autoloading and Composer
  • Databases and International Concerns
  • Starting Right with PHP Best Practices
  • Test Doubles
  • Acceptance Tests
  • Organizing your Tests
  • Creating Your Tests
  • Tools for Testers
  • How To Test Our Code
  • Item Completion & Interaction
  • Nested Edits & Updates
  • Nested Routes & Controllers
  • Relating Models
  • Laravel CRUD
  • Validation & Flash Messages
  • Laravel Forms
  • Laravel & Databases
  • Laravel Controllers
  • Creating a GitHub Client
  • Communicating with a RESTful API
  • Parsing Specific Formats
  • Basic File Handling
  • Updating and Deleting Records
  • Reading and Writing Reports
  • Creating Records
  • Project Setup
  • Handling Errors When Manipulating Data
  • Deleting Data from a Database
  • Updating Data in a Database
  • Adding Data to a Database
  • Date and Time Functions
  • Aggregate and Numeric Functions
  • Working with Text
  • Ordering, Limiting and Paging Results
  • Finding the Data You Want
  • Getting Data from a Database
  • 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
  • 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?
  • Customizing Drupal
  • Modules and Themes
  • Site Building with the Drupal Interface
  • Learn About Drupal
  • PHP Loops
  • PHP Arrays
  • PHP Conditionals
  • PHP on the Web
  • Daily Exercise Program
  • Unit Converter
  • Getting to Know PHP
  • Page and Post Templates in WordPress
  • Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • Core WordPress Theme Files
  • How WordPress Templates Work
  • WordPress User Roles
  • More Advanced PHP for WordPress
  • PHP Basics for WordPress
  • Installing WordPress Locally
  • 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
  • Create Function Using Arrow Syntax
  • Using Template Literals
  • Defining Variables With let and const
  • Finishing the Game
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Python: Instant Objects
  • Buggy Logs
  • Cleaner Code
  • Dungeon Game 2
  • Python Sets
  • Python Tuples
  • Python Dictionaries
  • Python Slices
  • Building Forms With Bootstrap
  • Using Bootstrap Components
  • Responsive Layouts With the Bootstrap Grid
  • Getting to Know Bootstrap 4
  • Going Further with Grid Layout
  • Flexible Sized Grids
  • Introducing Grid Layout
  • Going Further with HTML
  • Images, Text and Links
  • Structuring Your Content
  • Getting Started With HTML
  • Get Involved in Open Source
  •  Create a Web Presence on GitHub
  •  Working on a Team
  • Working By Yourself
  • Hello, GitHub!
  • Adding a List Page
  • Modeling and Presenting Data
  • Views
  • Controllers
  • Project Setup
  • Getting Started with Android
  • Build a Spreadsheet
  • Spreadsheet Best Practices
  • Spreadsheet Functions & Formulas
  • Getting Started With Spreadsheets
  • Introducing Spreadsheets
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • Python Lists
  • Letter Game App
  • Number Game App
  • Shopping List App
  • Logic in Python
  • Python Data Types
  • Python For Beginners
  • Getting Started in Maya LT
  • Key Concepts in Unity
  • Debugging Games
  • Lights, Audio, and Animation
  • Assets and Game Objects
  • The 3D Views
  • Build and Share a Unity Game
  • Game Audio
  • Score, Enemies, and Game State
  • Pickups
  • Player Input and Cameras
  • The Unity Editor and Scene Setup
  • Introduction to Video Games
  • Introduction to PHP for WordPress
  • WordPress Plugins
  • WordPress Themes
  • The WordPress Customizer
  • Managing Media in WordPress
  • Managing Content in WordPress
  • How to Install WordPress on Your Computer
  • WordPress Themes
  • What Is WordPress?
  • Build and Share a Unity Game
  • Game Audio
  • Score, Enemies, and Game State
  • Events
  • Hello, jQuery!
  • Pickups
  • Methods
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Perfect
  • Perform
  • Console I/O
  • Prepare and Plan
  • Player Input and Cameras
  • The Unity Editor and Scene Setup
  • Introduction to Video Games
  • Building Forms with Bootstrap
  • Using Bootstrap Components
  • Responsive Layouts with the Bootstrap Grid
  • Getting to Know Bootstrap 4
  • Finishing the Prototype
  • Grid Layout and UI Components
  • Getting to Know Foundation for Apps
  • Hosting with GitHub Pages
  • Building and Customizing the Blog
  • Getting Started with Jekyll
  • Art Direction with the Picture Element
  • Image Delivery with Srcset and Sizes
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • Laravel Project Setup
  • Laravel Getting Started
  • Paginating a List: Model and View
  • Paginating a List: Controller
  • Adding Search: Model
  • Adding Search: Controller & View
  • Refactoring the Codebase
  • Cleaning URLs with Rewrite Rules
  • MASH JavaScript
  • MASH CSS
  • MASH HTML
  • Treehouse Club - JavaScript
  • Welcome to the Treehouse Club
  • Cleaning URLs with Subfolders
  • Integrating Validation Errors
  • PHP Email Form Errors
  • PHP Email Forms
  • PHP Inventory
  • PHP Includes
  • Data, Databases and SQL
  • Adding 3D Effects with CSS
  • Getting Started with CSS Transforms
  • Transition Timing Functions and Delays
  • Getting Started with CSS Transitions
  • Modular Media Queries
  • Computer Languages
  • Computer Basics
  • WWW
  • The Internet
  • Sass Grid System
  • SMACSS and Sass
  • What's New in Foundation 5
  • Build a Website With Foundation
  • Prototyping With Foundation
  • Sass and BEM
  • Getting Modular with Mixins and Functions
  • 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
  • Combine and Minify Assets
  • Optimize Assets
  • Measuring Performance
  • Planning for Performance
  • Keyframe and Line Drawing Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Save for the Web
  • Adding Images and a Mockup
  • Logo Design
  • Creating a Wireframe
  • Introducing Adobe Illustrator
  • Spriting with Compass
  • Compass Helper Functions
  • Compass Layout and Typography
  • Getting Started with Compass
  • Debugging, Best Practices, and Production
  • Refactoring with Sass
  • Installing Sass and Setting up the Project
  • Working with Media Queries
  • CSS Animation Basics
  • Understanding CSS Transitions and Transforms
  • Understanding Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Gradients
  • Web Typography
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • Treehouse Club - CSS
  • CSS Box Model
  • Text, Fonts, and Lists
  • Values and Units
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Build a Website With Bootstrap
  • Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Prototyping With Bootstrap
  • Introduction to Front-End Frameworks
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Video Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Usability Testing
  • Usability Basics
  • Social Media
  • Workflow Basics
  • Slices & Save for Web
  • Vector Shapes
  • Type Tools
  • Masks Basics
  • Layer Basics
  • Next Steps
  • Financing Our Company
  • Workspace Basics
  • Selling Your Product
  • Marketing Your Product
  • Product Market Fit
  • Discovery
  • Event Planning
  • Build a Pomodoro App
  • Design a Better App
  • Graphical User Interfaces
  • Advanced Tooling
  • IDE Exploration
  • How it Works
  • Efficiency!
  • Exploring the Java Collections Framework
  • Organizing Data
  • Getting There
  • Delivering the MVP
  • Creating the MVP
  • Harnessing the Power of Objects
  • Meet Objects
  • Perfecting the Prototype
  • Using your New Tools
  • Getting Started with Java
  • Database Security
  • Queries & Results
  • Getting Started with PDO
  • Securing and Maintaining a MySQL Database
  • SQL Calculating, Aggregating and Other Functions
  • 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
  • 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
  • PHP Loops
  • PHP Conditionals
  • PHP Datatypes
  • PHP Data & Structure
  • PHP Getting Started
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • Web Apps
  • Websites
  • Introduction
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • Custom Media Players
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • Improving your Gulp Workflow
  • Compile Sass with Gulp
  • Gulp your JavaScript workflow!
  • Welcome to Gulp.js
  • 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
  • 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
  • Building a Command Line Application
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Quiz Practice Project
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Constructor Functions & Prototypes
  • Introduction to Methods
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • Using a jQuery Carousel
  • Add a Sticky Navigation Bar
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • 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
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Advanced Sass Concepts
  • Speeding up Workflow With Sass
  • Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Better SEO Through Tools
  • Better SEO Through Code
  • Better SEO Through Content
  • Introduction to SEO
  • 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
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Design
  • Grid Layout
  • Flexbox Layout
  • Positioning Schemes
  • Float Layout
  • Display Modes
  • Structuring Tables
  • Introduction to Brand Identity
  • Table Basics
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • 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
  • Newbie