Sam Donald

Sam Donald

G-Town

Skills & Experience

  • Spoken Languages

    • English

440 Achievements

  • Creating Rails Apps
  • Sinatra Finishing Touches
  • Updating Data in Sinatra
  • Adding New Data in Sinatra
  • Sinatra ERB Templates
  • Creating New Sinatra Apps
  • Next Steps
  • Ruby Conditionals
  • Ruby Numeric Types
  • Ruby Objects
  • Ruby Strings and Escape Sequences
  • Ruby Syntax
  • Improving Our Tests
  • Behavior Driven Development with Mocha & Chai
  • Introducing Unit Testing
  • Completing and Testing the API
  • Communicating with Mongo Through Mongoose
  • Modeling Data for the API
  • Building API Routes in Express
  • Building a REST Service
  • Finishing the Game
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Express Middleware
  • Sessions and Cookies
  • User Registration and Login
  • What is Authentication?
  • Going Further with HTML
  • Images, Text and Links
  • Structuring Your Content
  • Getting Started With HTML
  • Serving Static Files in Express
  • Applying Express Knowledge
  • Middleware
  • Deeper into Routing with Express
  • S3 Storage Service
  • AWS and "The Cloud"
  • Using Templates with Express
  • Lists, Code, Links and Images
  • Understanding Markdown
  • Getting Started with Express
  • Developing Express Apps Like a Boss
  • Getting Started with Express
  • HTTP Methods and Headers
  • Improving your Gulp Workflow
  • Compile Sass with Gulp
  • Gulp your JavaScript workflow!
  • Welcome to Gulp.js
  • Creating a Basic Template Engine in Node.js
  • Optimization Best Practices
  • Asset Optimization
  • Why Web Performance Matters
  • Introducing Spreadsheets
  • Ruby Logical Operators
  • Ruby Control Structures
  • Ruby Operators
  • Build a Simple Todo List Program
  • Blocks Practice
  • Working With Blocks
  • Ruby Blocks
  • Ruby Booleans
  • Store Inventory Using Modules
  • Include and Extend
  • Ruby Core Modules
  • Ruby Module Basics
  • Build a Bank Account Class
  • Ruby Variables and Methods
  • Ruby Objects and Classes
  • Build a Grocery List Program
  • Ruby Hashes
  • Ruby Arrays
  • Build a Simple Contact List
  • Ruby Iteration
  • Ruby Loops
  • Gems In Depth
  • Ruby Methods
  • Ruby Numbers (Ruby Basics)
  • Ruby Strings (Ruby Basics)
  • How Ruby Works
  • Ruby Gems
  • Creating a Command Line Weather Application
  • Handling Errors in Node
  • Getting Data From an API With Node
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Using a jQuery Carousel
  • Add a Sticky Navigation Bar
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • DOM Traversal
  • DOM Manipulation
  • Events
  • Hello, jQuery!
  • 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
  • Classes
  • Objects and New Collection Types
  • The Cooler Parts of ES2015
  • ES2015 Basics
  • Component Lifecycle
  • Designing Dataflow
  • Stateful Components
  • Thinking in Components
  • First Steps in React
  • How To Test
  • Why Test
  • Handling Routes in Node.js
  • Next Steps
  • Financing Our Company
  • Selling Your Product
  • Marketing Your Product
  • Product Market Fit
  • Discovery
  • Go Further With Mongo
  • Working With Collections
  • Understanding MongoDB
  • Getting Started with MongoDB
  • PHP Basics for WordPress
  • Introduction to PHP for WordPress
  • Creating a Simple Server in Node.js
  • Getting the REST You Need
  • 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 Email Form Errors
  • PHP Email Forms
  • PHP Inventory
  • PHP Includes
  • PHP Internal Functions
  • PHP Returns & Closures
  • PHP Functions Basics
  • Owning a WordPress Site Long Term
  • WordPress Community Management
  • Working with Media in WordPress
  • Adding and Editing Content
  • Getting a WordPress Site
  • Simple PHP Application: Wrapping Up The Project
  • Working with PHP Functions
  • Integrating With Paypal
  • Listing Inventory Items
  • Adding a Contact Form
  • PHP Loops
  • PHP Conditionals
  • PHP Datatypes
  • Finishing Your WordPress Theme
  • Custom Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • Adding a Blog to a WordPress Theme
  • Custom Post Type Templates
  • Advanced Sass Concepts
  • Speeding up Workflow With Sass
  • Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Save for the Web
  • Adding Images and a Mockup
  • Logo Design
  • Creating a Wireframe
  • Introducing Adobe Illustrator
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • 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
  • Introduction to Brand Identity
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • Creating Home Page Assets
  • Applying Effects
  • How to Draw in Illustrator
  •  Adding Color and Type
  • Creating an Icon
  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Workflow Basics
  • Slices & Save for Web
  • Vector Shapes
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Design
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Website Basics
  • MASH JavaScript
  • MASH CSS
  • MASH HTML
  • Treehouse Club - JavaScript
  • Treehouse Club - CSS
  • Welcome to the Treehouse Club
  • WWW
  • The Internet
  • Computer Languages
  • Computer Basics
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Combine and Minify Assets
  • Optimize Assets
  • Measuring Performance
  • Planning for Performance
  • 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
  • Quiz Practice Project
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Constructor Functions & Prototypes
  • Introduction to Methods
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • Custom Media Players
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • 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
  • Grid Layout
  • Flexbox Layout
  • Positioning Schemes
  • Float Layout
  • Display Modes
  • Pulling Data From the Web
  • Refactoring Our Code (Swift)
  • Building the Master and Detail Views (Swift)
  • Building a Music Library and Playlists (Swift)
  • Using a Navigation Controller With Segues (Swift)
  • Working With Multiple View Controllers (Swift)
  • Deploying to a Device
  • Debugging Our App
  • Improving Our User Interface
  • Using a Data Model
  • Views and View Controllers
  • Getting Started with Xcode
  • Swift Value vs Reference Types
  • Swift Properties
  • Swift Inheritance
  • Swift Classes and Objects
  • Swift Structs and their Methods
  • Swift Structs
  • Swift Enums and their Methods
  • Swift Enums
  • Swift Optionals
  • Swift Parameters and Tuples
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Programming AJAX
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Basic Layout
  • The Box Model
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Keyframe and Line Drawing Animations
  • Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript
  • Updating and Uninstalling Packages with npm
  • Installing Packages with npm
  • What is npm?
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • Perfecting the Prototype
  • Using your New Tools
  • Getting Started with Java
  • Choosing Options
  • Swift Functions
  • Control Flow
  • Collections
  • Operators
  • Types
  • Variables and Constants
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Building Out WordPress Navigation
  • Building Page Templates in WordPress
  • The WordPress Loop
  • WordPress Header and Footer Templates
  • Working with CSS and JS in WordPress Themes
  • Starting a WordPress Theme
  • WordPress Plugin Best Practices
  • Widgets and Custom Menus
  • Custom Post Types and Fields
  • Customizing WordPress Themes
  • WordPress Themes
  • Installing Wordpress
  • Finding Good WordPress Plugins and Themes
  • Managing Comments on a WordPress Blog
  • Working with Media in WordPress Blogs
  • Posts and Pages in WordPress
  • Blogging with WordPress Overview
  • PHP Data & Structure
  • PHP Getting Started
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Marketing Basics
  • Forming Your Company
  • Corporate Structure
  • Why Start a Business?
  • Creating the Menu and Footer
  • Getting Started with PHP
  • 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
  • Web Apps
  • Websites
  • Introduction
  • Understanding Views and View Controllers
  • Getting Started (iOS7)
  • Learning the Language
  • Getting Started with iPhone
  • Type Tools
  • Masks Basics
  • Layer Basics
  • Workspace Basics
  • Customizing Google Maps
  • Google Maps Integration
  • jQuery Plugins
  • Form Validation and Manipulation
  • Media Queries
  • Video Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Usability Testing
  • Usability Basics
  • Social Media
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Strings
  • Introduction Variables
  • Functions
  • Objects and Arrays
  • Control Structures
  • Basics
  • Defining the Project
  • Intro to User Experience
  • Color Theory
  • Principles
  • Elements
  • Media Queries
  • CSS Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • Gradients
  • Adapting Data for Display in a List
  • Web Typography
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • CSS Box Model
  • Text, Fonts, and Lists
  • Values and Units
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Using Intents to Display and Share Posts
  • Getting Started With Rails
  • Getting Data from the Web
  • Rebuilding from Scratch
  • Exploring the Master-Detail Template
  • Sharing Your Creation
  • Interrogating the App
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • Shaking Things Up
  • Pretty Little Things
  • Learning the Language
  • Getting Started with Android
  • Advanced Techniques
  • Responsive Design
  • Adaptive Design
  • Fluid Foundation
  • Introduction to Responsive Web Design
  • Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • Launching the Website
  • Styling Content
  • Creating a Website Structure
  • Text Editors and HTML
  • Website Basics
  • Newbie