Simon Chercka

Simon Chercka

Virginia Beach, VA

Web Developer at PETA, Norfolk, VA.

Skills & Experience

  • Company

    PETA

  • Job Title

    Web Developer

  • Spoken Languages

    • English
    • Danish
  • Looking for work

    Yes

315 Achievements

  • Putting it all Together
  • Actions, Dispatch and Reducers. Oh my!
  • Modularizing the React Scoreboard Application
  • Docker Use Cases
  • Getting Started with Redux
  • Refining the App
  • Building the Application
  • Working with jQuery Collections (2017)
  • Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal (2017)
  • Introducing jQuery (2017)
  • Setting up with Create React App
  • React Component Patterns
  • Stateful Components and Lifecycle Methods
  • Managing State and Data Flow
  • Create Function Using Arrow Syntax
  • Using Template Literals
  • Defining Variables With let and const
  • Combining Array Methods
  • Array Manipulation
  • Array Iteration
  • Build Modular Interfaces with Components
  • Getters and Setters
  • Practicing Classes
  • Working with Classes in JavaScript
  • Object Basics
  • Introduction to Object-Oriented JavaScript
  • Stateful Components
  • Introducing Props
  • Thinking in Components
  • First Steps in React
  • Welcome to Gulp.js
  • Angular Components
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Setting Up an Angular Application
  • Introduction
  • Adding 3D Effects with CSS
  • Getting Started with CSS Transforms
  • Transition Timing Functions and Delays
  • Getting Started with CSS Transitions
  • Improving Our Todo App
  • Services in Angular
  • Using Angular's Built-in Directives
  • Controllers and Scope
  • 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
  • Getting Started with Angular
  • Customizing the WooCommerce Cart and Checkout Process
  • Starting a Custom WooCommerce Theme
  • DOM Traversal
  • DOM Manipulation
  • Events
  • Hello, jQuery!
  • Traversing the DOM
  • Responding to User Interaction
  • Making Changes to the DOM
  • Getting a Handle on the DOM
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Error Handling
  • The Browser Environment
  • Getting Started with Theme Options Settings
  • WordPress Settings API Overview
  • Cart, Checkout and Account Templates and Hooks
  • Advanced Sass Concepts
  • Speeding up Workflow With Sass
  • Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Debugging, Best Practices, and Production
  • Refactoring with Sass
  • The Production Server
  • The Staging Server
  • Customizing BuddyPress
  • Social Interactions in BuddyPress
  • Manage BuddyPress Member Profiles
  • Getting Started with BuddyPress
  • Global and Product Templates and Hooks
  • What's New in Foundation 5
  • Build a Website With Foundation
  • Prototyping With Foundation
  • Introduction to Front-End Frameworks
  •  Create a Web Presence on GitHub
  •  Working on a Team
  • Hello, GitHub!
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Console Processes
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • Building the Recipe
  • PHP Loops
  • PHP Arrays
  • Connecting WordPress Plugins with 3rd Party APIs
  • Building a WordPress Plugin Settings Page
  • PHP Conditionals
  • PHP on the Web
  • Modules and Themes
  • Site Building with the Drupal Interface
  • Daily Exercise Program
  • Unit Converter
  • Getting to Know PHP
  • Understanding Classes
  • Learn About Drupal
  • Building Forms with Bootstrap
  • Using Bootstrap Components
  • Getting to Know Bootstrap 4
  • Responsive Layouts with the Bootstrap Grid
  • PHP Email Form Errors
  • Why Object-Oriented Programming?
  • PHP Email Forms
  • PHP Inventory
  • How WordPress Plugins Work
  • Treehouse Club - JavaScript
  • Installing Sass and Setting up the Project
  • Autoloading and Composer
  • Databases and International Concerns
  • Starting Right with PHP Best Practices
  • Hooking Into WordPress Plugins
  • Action Functions in WordPress
  • Filter Functions in WordPress
  • Website Basics
  • Owning a WordPress Site Long Term
  • WordPress Community Management
  • Working with Media in WordPress
  • Adding and Editing Content
  • Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • Using a jQuery Carousel
  • Slices & Save for Web
  • 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
  • Getting a WordPress Site
  • WordPress Admin Settings
  • Customizing the User Experience in WordPress
  • Default User Roles in WordPress
  • An Overview of User Roles and Fields
  • WordPress Plugins
  • WordPress Themes
  • The WordPress Customizer
  • Managing Media in WordPress
  • Managing Content in WordPress
  • Add a Sticky Navigation Bar
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • Working with Media Queries
  • CSS Animation Basics
  • Understanding CSS Transitions and Transforms
  • Understanding Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • What is the MailChimp API
  • Getting the REST You Need
  • PHP Includes
  • PHP Objects and Classes
  • An Overview of Hooks in WordPress
  • Getting Started with WooCommerce Theme Development
  • The Local Development Environment
  • Video Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Usability Testing
  • Usability Basics
  • Social Media
  • Positioning Page Content
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Responsive Patterns
  • PHP Internal Functions
  • PHP Returns & Closures
  • PHP Functions Basics
  • PHP Loops
  • PHP Conditionals
  • PHP Datatypes
  • PHP Data & Structure
  • PHP Getting Started
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Grid Layout
  • Flexbox Layout
  • Creating a Long Term Business
  • Protecting Yourself With Contracts
  • An Overview of Menus in WordPress
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Improving Usability
  • Mobile Usability
  • Website Usability
  • What is Usability?
  • Moving Forward with UX
  • Tools UXers Use
  • How UXers Think
  • What Do User Experience Designers Do?
  • Finalizing the Project
  • Case Studies and Examples
  • Art Direction with the Picture Element
  • What is User Experience (UX)?
  • Combine and Minify Assets
  • Optimize Assets
  • Measuring Performance
  • Planning for Performance
  • The Brand Identity Design Process
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • More Advanced PHP for WordPress
  • PHP Basics for WordPress
  • Introduction to PHP for WordPress
  • Positioning Schemes
  • Float Layout
  • Display Modes
  • Image Delivery with Srcset and Sizes
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Introduction to Brand Identity
  • SEO Plugins for WordPress
  • Enhancing the SEO of a WordPress Theme
  • Content Comes First
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Finding Good WordPress Plugins and Themes
  • Managing Comments on a WordPress Blog
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Basic Layout
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Design
  • Final Project: Create a Typographic Site
  • Laying Out Type for the Web
  • The Box Model
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Web Typography
  • How to Choose and Use Webfonts
  • Introduction to Typography
  • Graphic Basics
  • Overview of the WordPress Customizer
  • DNS Basics
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • Add Bootstrap Components to WordPress Theme
  • Create Bootstrap Styled Theme Templates
  • Setup a Bootstrap Theme
  • A Template Hierarchy Review
  • Media Templates in WordPress
  • Custom Post Type Templates
  • Archive Templates in WordPress
  • Custom Dashboard Widgets
  • Admin Color Schemes
  • Establishing a Proper Workflow
  • Finishing Your WordPress Theme
  • Pricing and Project Proposals
  • Finding Your First Project
  • Custom Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • Adding a Blog to a WordPress Theme
  • Starting a Freelance Career
  • Better SEO Through Tools
  • Better SEO Through Code
  • Better SEO Through Content
  • Custom Post Type Templates
  • Introduction to SEO
  • Running an Ecommerce Site Long Term
  • Extending WooCommerce
  • Managing Orders in WooCommerce
  • Managing Products in WooCommerce
  • Setting Up WooCommerce
  • Introduction to Ecommerce with WordPress
  • 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
  • Local WordPress Development
  • The WordPress Codex
  • Working with Media in WordPress Blogs
  • Posts and Pages in WordPress
  • Blogging with WordPress Overview
  • WordPress Plugin Best Practices
  • Widgets and Custom Menus
  • Custom Post Types and Fields
  • Customizing WordPress Themes
  • WordPress User Roles
  • Page and Post Templates in WordPress
  • Homepage Templates in WordPress
  • Core WordPress Theme Files
  • How WordPress Templates Work
  • Controlling Admin Navigation
  • Customizing the Login Screen
  • WordPress Admin Settings
  • WordPress Themes
  • Installing Wordpress
  • Creating HTML Content
  • HTML First
  • Beginning HTML and CSS
  • Newbie