Robert Thomas

Robert Thomas

Michigan

A burned-out writer and automotive factory rat looking for a career in IT and Web Development.

Skills & Experience

  • Spoken Languages

    • English
  • Looking for work

    Yes

308 Achievements

  • Enhancing the SEO of a WordPress Theme
  • Content Comes First
  • Customizing WordPress Themes
  • WordPress Themes
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Debugging, Best Practices, and Production
  • Refactoring with Sass
  • Installing Sass and Setting up the Project
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Art Direction with the Picture Element
  • Image Delivery with Srcset and Sizes
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Adding 3D Effects with CSS
  • Basic Layout
  • The Box Model
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Getting Started with CSS Transforms
  • Transition Timing Functions and Delays
  • Getting Started with CSS Transitions
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • 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 Email Form Errors
  • PHP Email Forms
  • PHP Inventory
  • PHP Includes
  • Unit Converter
  • Next Steps
  • Improving Our Tests
  • Behavior Driven Development with Mocha & Chai
  • Introducing Unit Testing
  • More TODO with the MEAN Stack
  • Creating and Editing Data in a MEAN App
  • Setting Up MongoDB
  • Going MEAN with Angular
  • Going MEAN with Express
  • Introduction to MEAN
  • Go Further With Mongo
  • Working With Collections
  • Improving Our Todo App
  • Services in Angular
  • Using Angular's Built-in Directives
  • Controllers and Scope
  • Getting to Know PHP
  • Getting Started with Angular
  • Improving your Gulp Workflow
  • Compile Sass with Gulp
  • Gulp your JavaScript workflow!
  • Welcome to Gulp.js
  • Doing More with Express
  • Serving Static Files in Express
  • Using Templates with Express
  • The Request and Response Objects in Express
  • Developing Express Apps Like a Boss
  • Getting Started with Express
  • 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
  • An Overview of WordPress Frameworks
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • Using a jQuery Carousel
  • Add a Sticky Navigation Bar
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • JavaScript Functions
  • Using Bootstrap Components
  • Responsive Layouts with the Bootstrap Grid
  • Getting to Know Bootstrap 4
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Harnessing the Power of Objects
  • Meet Objects
  • Perfecting the Prototype
  • Using your New Tools
  • Getting Started with Java
  • Ordering, Limiting and Paging Results
  • Understanding MongoDB
  • Getting Started with MongoDB
  • Finding the Data You Want
  • Getting Data from a Database
  • Data, Databases and SQL
  • Create Bootstrap Styled Theme Templates
  • Querying the Database
  • Connecting to MySQL
  • What's New in Foundation 5
  • Build a Website With Foundation
  • Prototyping With Foundation
  • Build a Website With Bootstrap
  • Prototyping With Bootstrap
  • Introduction to Front-End Frameworks
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Setup a Bootstrap Theme
  • A Template Hierarchy Review
  • Media Templates in WordPress
  • Custom Post Type Templates
  • Archive Templates in WordPress
  • Form Basics
  • Page and Post Templates in WordPress
  • Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • 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
  • Working with CSS and JS in WordPress Themes
  • Starting a WordPress Theme
  • More Advanced PHP for WordPress
  • PHP Basics for WordPress
  • Introduction to PHP for WordPress
  • Local WordPress Development
  • WordPress Plugin Best Practices
  • Widgets and Custom Menus
  • Custom Post Types and Fields
  • Customizing WordPress Themes
  • WordPress Themes
  • Installing Wordpress
  • WordPress Admin Settings
  • WordPress User Roles
  • Owning a WordPress Site Long Term
  • WordPress Community Management
  • Working with Media in WordPress
  • Adding and Editing Content
  • Getting a WordPress Site
  • Getting Started with WordPress
  • 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
  • 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
  • Creating the Initial Screen Layout
  • Introduction to Data, Databases and SQL
  • Integrating With Paypal
  • Listing Inventory Items
  • Adding a Contact Form
  • Creating the Menu and Footer
  • Getting Started with PHP
  • Spriting with Compass
  • Compass Helper Functions
  • Compass Layout and Typography
  • Getting Started with Compass
  • 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
  • Introduction to Brand Identity
  • Creating Home Page Assets
  • Applying Effects
  • How to Draw in Illustrator
  •  Adding Color and Type
  • Creating an Icon
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Workflow Basics
  • Slices & Save for Web
  • Vector Shapes
  • Type Tools
  • Advanced Sass Concepts
  • Speeding up Workflow With Sass
  • Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • 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
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • Web Apps
  • Websites
  • Introduction
  • 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 Functions
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Strings
  • Introduction Variables
  • Functions
  • Objects and Arrays
  • Control Structures
  • Basics
  • Better SEO Through Tools
  • Better SEO Through Code
  • Better SEO Through Content
  • Introduction to SEO
  • Masks Basics
  • Layer Basics
  • Workspace Basics
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Design
  • Color Theory
  • Principles
  • Elements
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Media Queries
  • CSS Animations
  • Grid Layout
  • Flexbox Layout
  • Positioning Schemes
  • Float Layout
  • Display Modes
  • Tables
  • 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
  • Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • Gradients
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Web Typography
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • CSS Box Model
  • Text, Fonts, and Lists
  • Values and Units
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Selectors
  • Forms
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • Launching the Website
  • Creating a Website Structure
  • Text Editors and HTML
  • Website Basics
  • Newbie