Dean Silvestro

Dean Silvestro

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Member Since December 28, 2014

Android Developer

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  • Connecting Room to the UI
  • Working with Room
  • Data Persistence Basics
  • Testing and Debugging
  • Improving Our Code
  • Basic Android Programming
  • Creating the Screen Layout
  • Getting Started with Android
  • Unit Testing
  • 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
  • Gotchas and Wins
  • Iteration
  • Creation
  • Delivering the MVP
  • Creating the MVP
  • Harnessing the Power of Objects
  • Meet Objects
  • Tutorialized Controls
  • World Space UI
  • Introduction to User Interfaces in VR
  • Teleporting
  • Raycasting and Line Rendering
  • Locomotion Overview
  • Interacting with Objects
  • Room-Scale Setup
  • Room-Scale Overview
  • Positional Audio
  • Gameplay
  • Physics Scripting
  • Physics Setup
  • VR Setup
  • Camera Switching
  • Camera Movement
  • Image Effects
  • Camera Basics
  • 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
  • Creating a Long Term Business
  • Protecting Yourself With Contracts
  • Establishing a Proper Workflow
  • Pricing and Project Proposals
  • Finding Your First Project
  • Starting a Freelance Career
  • Control Flow With Loops
  • Dictionaries in Swift
  • Introduction to Collections
  • Swift Operators
  • Swift Types
  • An Introduction to Swift Programming
  • Review
  • Interfaces
  • Inheritance
  • Adding New Behavior
  • Thinking in Components
  • Organizing Code into Methods
  • Loops and Final Touches
  • Encapsulation with Properties
  • Encapsulation and Arrays
  • Inheritance
  • Methods
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Perfect
  • Perform
  • Console I/O
  • Prepare and Plan
  • Reflections
  • Global Illumination
  • Shadows
  • Lighting Basics
  • Camera Switching
  • Camera Movement
  • Image Effects
  • Camera Basics
  • Scripting Materials
  • Additional Textures in the Standard Shader
  • Textures in the Standard Shader
  • Understanding Materials
  • Exporting Models Into Unity
  • Scene File Organization and Clean-up
  • Adding Surface Detail to a Model
  • Optimizing the Model
  • Box Modeling Techniques
  • Working with Primitives
  • 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
  • Is This Thing On?
  • Putting It All Together
  • Modelling Solitaire
  • Hello Kotlin!
  • Local Notifications
  • UI Testing with Espresso
  • Unit Testing - Now Featuring Robolectric!
  • Broadcast Receivers
  • Implicit Intents and Intent Filters
  • For All Intents and Purposes
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Scrum Events
  • Introducing Scrum
  • What is Agile?
  • Activity Transitions: Advanced Topics
  • Shared Element Transitions
  • Transitions Framework
  • Animation Basics
  • But Wait There's More!
  • Bound Services
  • Introducing Services
  • Threads in Android
  • Tablet Time
  • Ingredients and Directions
  • Managing Fragments
  • Introducing Fragments
  • Swift Dictionaries
  • Introduction to Collections
  • Swift Operators
  • Swift Types
  • An Introduction to Swift Programming
  • Testing and Debugging
  • Improving Our Code
  • Basic Android Programming
  • Creating the Screen Layout
  • Getting Started with Android
  • How To Test
  • Why Test
  • Using Java's Built-In Annotations
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Adding Push Notifications from Parse.com
  • Updating Other GridViews
  • Customizing a GridView for Friends
  • Customizing a ListView for the Inbox
  • Customizing the Action Bar
  • Using Custom Styles and Themes
  • Customizing the Login Screen
  • Starting with Design Mockups
  • Self-Destruction
  • Retrieving and Viewing Messages
  • Better SEO Through Content
  • Introduction to SEO
  • Sending Messages
  • Capturing Photos and Videos
  • Relating Users in Parse.com
  • Using Fragments for Tabs
  • Adding Users Using Parse.com
  • Starting the App
  • Migrating a SQLite Database
  • CRUD Operations with SQLite
  • Using SQLite for Structured Data
  • Key-Value Saving with SharedPreferences
  • File Storage
  • Introduction to Data Persistence
  • Interacting with Google+ APIs
  • Color Theory
  • Principles
  • Elements
  • Connecting to Play Services
  • Interacting with Your API
  • Adding Play Services to Your App
  • The Project
  • Introducing SharedPreferences
  • The Activity Lifecycle
  • Soft Skills - Psychology
  • Writing Online
  • Productivity
  • Presentation Skills
  • Important Skills For Professional Success
  • Acting on List Item Taps
  • Lists with RecyclerViews
  • Using Parcelable Data
  • Custom ListViews
  • Standard ListViews
  • Updating the Data Model
  • Hooking up the Model to the View
  • Professional Development
  • Applying & Interviewing
  • Pick a Number! Any Number!
  • The Job Search
  • Networking
  • Building the Weather UI
  • Working with JSON
  • Concurrency and Error Handling
  • Personal Branding
  • Setting Your Course
  • Networking
  • Careers in the Tech Industry
  • Self-Assessment
  • Exploring an API
  • Using Git for Android
  • Getting Started with Genymotion
  • Getting Started with Android Studio
  • Finishing the User Interface
  • Installing Programs
  • Environment and Redirection
  • Console Processes
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • Publishing on Google Play
  • Treehouse Club - CSS
  • The Model-View-Controller Pattern
  • Welcome to the Treehouse Club
  • Intents and Multiple Activities
  • User Input
  • Advanced Tooling
  • Testing and Debugging
  • Improving Our Code
  • Coding the Fun Facts
  • Basic Android Programming
  • Creating the Initial Screen Layout
  • The Internet
  • Getting Started with Android
  • 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
  • WWW
  • Meet Objects
  • Perfecting the Prototype
  • Using your New Tools
  • Getting Started with Java
  • Putting the "Fun" Back in "Functions"
  • Shopping List
  • Computer Languages
  • Computer Basics
  • Things That Count
  • Ins & Outs
  • Say Hello to Python
  • Newbie