Mike Samways

Mike Samways

Surrey

I'm Mike Samways from Surrey, UK. I'm a web developer that always loves to be two steps ahead. I have learnt so much from Treehouse and hopefully learn a lot more in the future.

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Skills & Experience

  • Company

    Ego Creative

  • Job Title

    Web Developer / IT Manager

146 Achievements

  • Introducing Accessible Design
  • Material Design Components
  • Working With Material Design
  • Designing for iOS
  • Working With Human Interface Guidelines
  • Voice and Tone
  • User Interface Library
  • Visual Design Language
  • Understanding Design Systems
  • The Design Solution
  • The Design Problem
  • Design Principles
  • Layout Patterns
  • Navigation Patterns
  • Designing With Patterns
  • Planning Your Users’ Journey
  • What is Product Design?
  • Strategy: Determining Goals for your Product
  • Understanding Our Users
  • Intro to User Experience (UX) Design
  • Going Further with Routing
  • Navigating, Nesting and Redirecting Routes
  • Getting Started with React Router
  • React Component Patterns
  • Stateful Components and Lifecycle Methods
  • Managing State and Data Flow
  • Build Modular Interfaces with Components
  • Thinking in Components
  • First Steps in React
  • Stateful Components
  • Introducing Props
  • Improving Our Todo App
  • Services in Angular
  • Using Angular's Built-in Directives
  • Controllers and Scope
  • Getting Started with Angular
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Sass Grid System
  • SMACSS and Sass
  • Sass and BEM
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • 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
  • Getting Familiar with HTML and CSS
  • Getting Started with Advanced Sass
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Strings
  • Introduction to Video Games
  • Introduction Variables
  • The Local Development Environment
  • Two-way Data Binding
  • Extending WooCommerce
  • Managing Orders in WooCommerce
  • Managing Products in WooCommerce
  • SEO Plugins for WordPress
  • Enhancing the SEO of a WordPress Theme
  • Content Comes First
  • Combine and Minify Assets
  • Optimize Assets
  • Measuring Performance
  • Planning for Performance
  • Introducing Sketch
  • CSS: Cascading Style Sheets
  • Creating HTML Content
  • JavaScript Objects
  • HTML First
  • Beginning HTML and CSS
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • AngularJS MVC Frameworks
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Getting Started with Ember.js
  • Getting Modular with Mixins and Functions
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors
  • What's New in Foundation 5
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Ruby Basics
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Connecting WordPress Plugins with 3rd Party APIs
  • Building a WordPress Plugin Settings Page
  • How WordPress Plugins Work
  • HTML Email Basics
  • CSS Box Model
  • Text, Fonts, and Lists
  • Values and Units
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Selectors
  • Finding Business
  • Creating Content
  • Introduction to Blogging
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Video Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Usability Testing
  • Usability Basics
  • Social Media
  • Launching a WordPress Site
  • WordPress and Forms
  • Extending WordPress Template Functionality
  • Converting Static HTML into WordPress Templates
  • Preparing to Code WordPress Templates
  • WordPress Theme Functions
  • WordPress Theme Templates
  • Content Strategy with WordPress
  • DNS Basics
  • Getting Work Done
  • A Lifestyle Choice
  • Growing Your Business
  • Client Services
  • Sales and Pitching
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Testing the Whole App
  • Rails Routing
  • Writing Tests
  • Customizing Ruby on Rails Forms
  • Ruby on Rails Authentication
  • Rails Frontend Development
  • Getting Started With Rails
  • Installing MySQL Server and MySQL Workbench
  • Introduction to Data, Databases and SQL
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • Intro to User Experience
  • Advanced Techniques
  • Responsive Design
  • Adaptive Design
  • Website Basics
  • Fluid Foundation
  • Introduction to Responsive Web Design
  • Newbie