Richard Alexander

Richard Alexander

Jacksonville, FL

Digital media is my trip! I am currently the Web Developer, Designer and Digital Media Manager at the YMCA of Florida's First Coast.

Skills & Experience

  • Company

    RichardJAlexander.com

  • Job Title

    Web Developer, Designer and Digital Media Manager

  • Spoken Languages

    • English
  • Looking for work

    Yes

263 Achievements

  • Stateful Components and Lifecycle Methods
  • Managing State and Data Flow
  • Build Modular Interfaces with Components
  • JavaScript Frameworks, Libraries, and Developer Roles
  • JavaScript Outside of the Browser
  • Practicing Getters and Setters
  • Practicing Classes
  • Practicing Object Basics
  • Design Patterns
  • Page Layout
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Usability Studies
  • Qualitative Studies
  • Measuring Your Designs
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Scrum Events
  • Introducing Scrum
  • What is Agile?
  • Stateful Components
  • Introducing Props
  • Thinking in Components
  • First Steps in React
  • Gulp your JavaScript workflow!
  • Welcome to Gulp.js
  • 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
  • Creating a Command Line Weather Application
  • Handling Errors in Node
  • Getting Data From an API With Node
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Introducing 'Four in a Row'
  • Getters and Setters
  • Working with Classes in JavaScript
  • Object Basics
  • Introduction to Object-Oriented JavaScript
  • Getting the REST You Need 2
  • What is the MailChimp API
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Persuasive Patterns
  • UI Patterns
  • Working with jQuery Collections (2017)
  • Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal (2017)
  • Designing with Patterns
  • Applying IA
  • Evaluating IA
  • Main Principles
  • Introducing jQuery (2017)
  • Traversing the DOM
  • Responding to User Interaction
  • Making Changes to the DOM
  • What is Information Architecture?
  • Improving Usability
  • Mobile Usability
  • Getting a Handle on the DOM
  • Website Usability
  • What is Usability?
  • JavaScript Tools and Workflows
  • JavaScript is Everywhere
  • Planning Your Users’ Journey
  • Strategy: Determining Goals for your Product
  • Understanding Our Users
  • Intro to User Experience (UX) Design
  • The Design Solution
  • The Design Problem
  • Design Principles
  • What is Product Design?
  • How to Make Wireframes in Adobe XD
  • How to Make Wireframes in Sketch
  • How to Make Wireframes in Balsamiq
  • How to Make Wireframes on Paper
  • What is Wireframing?
  • Telling the Story
  • Designing for your User’s "To-be"
  • Understanding your User’s “As-is” Scenario
  • Becoming Acquainted with Your User
  • Becoming a Design Thinker
  • Going Further with Grid Layout
  • Flexible Sized Grids
  • Introducing Grid Layout
  • The Browser Environment
  • Create Function Using Arrow Syntax
  • Using Template Literals
  • Defining Variables With let and const
  • Getting Data from a Database
  • Data, Databases and SQL
  • Get Involved in Open Source
  •  Create a Web Presence on GitHub
  •  Working on a Team
  • Working By Yourself
  • Hello, GitHub!
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Website Basics
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Introduction to Design
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Installing Programs
  • Environment and Redirection
  • Console Processes
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • Web Apps
  • Websites
  • Introduction
  • Quiz Practice Project
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Constructor Functions & Prototypes
  • Introduction to Methods
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Combine and Minify Assets
  • Optimize Assets
  • Measuring Performance
  • Planning for Performance
  • Finalizing the Project
  • Building Forms With Bootstrap
  • Case Studies and Examples
  • The Brand Identity Design Process
  • Introduction to Brand Identity
  • Using Bootstrap Components
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • Exploration
  • Discovery
  • Responsive Layouts With the Bootstrap Grid
  • Getting to Know Bootstrap 4
  • DOM Traversal
  • DOM Manipulation
  • Events
  • Hello, jQuery!
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Basic Layout
  • The Box Model
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Going Further with HTML
  • Images, Text and Links
  • Structuring Your Content
  • Getting Started With HTML
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Testing for Accessibility
  • Mobile Accessibility
  • Accessible UI Patterns
  • Semantic HTML and WAI-ARIA
  • WCAG 2.0 (and Other Standards)
  • Access for Everybody
  • Finishing the Game
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • GET and POST Requests in a Browser
  • Introduction to HTTP
  • Computer Languages
  • Computer Basics
  • The WordPress Codex
  • The Internet
  • WWW
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • PHP Includes
  • PHP Internal Functions
  • PHP Returns & Closures
  • PHP Functions Basics
  • 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
  • PHP Loops
  • PHP Arrays
  • PHP Conditionals
  • PHP on the Web
  • Daily Exercise Program
  • Getting to Know PHP
  • Unit Converter
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • How WordPress Plugins Work
  • Global and Product Templates and Hooks
  • Getting Started with WooCommerce Theme Development
  • Custom WordPress Customizer Settings
  • Native WordPress Customizer Options
  • Overview of the WordPress Customizer
  • SEO Plugins for WordPress
  • Hooking Into WordPress Plugins
  • Action Functions in WordPress
  • Filter Functions in WordPress
  • Add Bootstrap Components to WordPress Theme
  • Create Bootstrap Styled Theme Templates
  • Enhancing the SEO of a WordPress Theme
  • Content Comes First
  • Custom Dashboard Widgets
  • Controlling Admin Navigation
  • Customizing the Login Screen
  • Admin Color Schemes
  • An Overview of Hooks in WordPress
  • Adding a Blog to a WordPress Theme
  • Building Out WordPress Navigation
  • The WordPress Loop
  • Custom Post Type Templates
  • Custom Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • Finishing Your WordPress Theme
  • Building Page Templates in WordPress
  • WordPress Header and Footer Templates
  • A Template Hierarchy Review
  • Media Templates in WordPress
  • Custom Post Type Templates
  • Core WordPress Theme Files
  • Archive Templates in WordPress
  • Page and Post Templates in WordPress
  • Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • How WordPress Templates Work
  • Setup a Bootstrap Theme
  • Working with CSS and JS in WordPress Themes
  • Starting a WordPress Theme
  • PHP Basics for WordPress
  • More Advanced PHP for WordPress
  • Introduction to PHP for WordPress
  • WordPress Plugin Best Practices
  • Widgets and Custom Menus
  • Local WordPress Development
  • Custom Post Types and Fields
  • Customizing WordPress Themes
  • WordPress Themes
  • Installing Wordpress
  • Newbie