Steven Parker

Steven Parker

Baton Rouge, LA

I love to learn new things.

Skills & Experience

  • Job Title

    Senior Software Architect

  • Spoken Languages

    • English
  • Awards

    • Pilot of the Year 1981 (Michigan Aeronautics Commission)
  • Publications

    • "Remark" magazine

738 Achievements

  • Tying It All together
  • Diving Deeper
  • Memory, Arrays and Loops, Oh My!
  • Getting Oriented - Object-Oriented, That Is
  • Refactoring Our Code (objc)
  • Building the Master and Detail Views (objC)
  • Managing Playlist Data (objC)
  • Building a Music Library Model (objc)
  • Working With Multiple View Controllers (ObjC)
  • Deploying to a Device (ObjC)
  • Debugging Our App (ObjC)
  • Improving Our User Interface (ObjC)
  • Creating a Data Model (ObjC)
  • Views and View Controllers (ObjC)
  • Getting Started with Xcode (ObjC)
  • Immersive Examples
  • Scope and Loops
  • More Operators
  • Operators and Conditionals
  • Data Types and Variables
  • Intro to Objective-C
  • Building a Flashcard App
  • Sweeping Vues: Loops, Methods, Directives
  • What a Beautiful Vue!
  • Introducing Vue
  • IDE Exploration
  • Advanced Tooling
  • How it Works
  • Gotchas and Wins
  • Iteration
  • Creation
  • Efficiency!
  • Exploring the Java Collections Framework
  • Organizing Data
  • Getting There
  • Delivering the MVP
  • Creating the MVP
  • Harnessing the Power of Objects
  • Meet Objects
  • Perfecting the Prototype
  • Using your New Tools
  • Getting Started with Java
  • Event Planning
  • Build a Pomodoro App
  • Design a Better App
  • Graphical User Interfaces
  • Segmenting and Protecting Data
  • Adding User Sign-In and Sign-Out
  • Adding User Registration
  • Introducing ASP.NET Identity
  • JavaScript Tools and Workflows
  • JavaScript is Everywhere
  • Online Dating
  • Profile Pic
  • Chair Yoga
  • All Together Now
  • Functions and Looping
  • Types and Branching
  • Meet Python
  • Build an Application
  • Using Lists
  • Meet Lists
  • PHP Email Form Errors
  • Review
  • Inheritance
  • Getters and Setters
  • Working with Classes in JavaScript
  • Object Basics
  • Introduction to Object-Oriented JavaScript
  • PHP Email Forms
  • PHP Inventory
  • PHP Includes
  • Python File Systems Project Starter
  • Python File Systems Manipulation
  • Digging Deeper Into Migrations
  • Getting Started with Using Migrations
  • Prototyping Designs in Figma
  • Introducing Figma
  • Team Collaboration in Figma
  • Exporting Designs
  • Sketch Features
  • Introducing Sketch
  • Simple Mobile Interface
  • Working with a Developer
  • Designing our App
  • Wireframing, Interaction Design and Planning
  • ADS Writing and Preparation
  • Introduction to UI Design
  • Installing WordPress Locally
  • Python File Systems Navigation
  • GitHub and Other Remote Repositories
  • Managing Committed Files
  • First Commits
  • 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
  • PHP Loops
  • PHP Arrays
  • PHP Conditionals
  • PHP Internal Functions
  • PHP Returns & Closures
  • PHP Functions Basics
  • Writing a Classifier
  • Machine Learning Vocabulary
  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • PHP on the Web
  • Daily Exercise Program
  • Unit Converter
  • Getting to Know PHP
  • Error Checking
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Pivot Tables
  • LOOKUP Functions
  • Moving Beyond the Blog
  • Finding Business
  • Creating Content
  • Introduction to Blogging
  • Protecting and Sharing Your Work
  • Licensing
  • Getting Started with Copyright
  • Fair Use and Public Domain
  • 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
  • Final Project: Create a Typographic Site
  • Laying Out Type for the Web
  • Basic Web Typography
  • How to Choose and Use Webfonts
  • Introduction to Typography
  • The Design Solution
  • The Design Problem
  • Design Principles
  • What is Product Design?
  • Exploring Best Practices
  • Test Drive
  • Meet Selenium
  • Building Forms With Bootstrap
  • Using Bootstrap Components
  • Responsive Layouts With the Bootstrap Grid
  • Getting to Know Bootstrap 4
  • Add Reusable Logic to Your Sass
  • Write Smart and Efficient CSS with Sass
  • Improve Your Workflow with Sass
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Vulnerabilities: Configuration, Components, and Logging
  • Vulnerabilities: Authentication, Access, and Sensitive Data
  • Vulnerabilities:  Injection, XSS, CSRF
  • The OWASP Top 10 Explained
  • Creating and Modifying Database Tables
  • Working with jQuery Collections (2017)
  • Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal (2017)
  • Introducing jQuery (2017)
  • Maintaining Secure Web Apps
  • Protecting Data and Keeping Attackers Out
  • Why Protect Your Web Apps
  • Using the Discovery Service
  • Using the Conversation Service
  • Introducing the Watson APIs
  • The Data Analysis Process
  • Getting to Know Your Data
  • Introducing Data Analysis
  • Reusable GraphQL
  • Making Changes with Mutations
  • Fetching Data with Queries
  • Getting Started with GraphQL
  • Practice forEach
  • Planning Our Service
  • Digital Media Basics
  • Create a Banner Ad
  • Hello, Photoshop!
  • Getting Work Done
  • A Lifestyle Choice
  • Growing Your Business
  • Client Services
  • Sales and Pitching
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Making sense of it all
  •  Learning activity: Interviewing
  • Learning activity: Field Observation
  • Learning activity: Experience Sampling
  • Finding participants for your learning activity
  • Solving an Important Problem
  • Combining Array Methods
  • Array Manipulation
  • Array Iteration
  • Create Function Using Arrow Syntax
  • Using Template Literals
  • Defining Variables With let and const
  • Ruby Methods
  • Ruby Numbers (Ruby Basics)
  • Ruby Strings (Ruby Basics)
  • How Ruby Works
  • Dockerize a Web App
  • Managing Images and Containers
  • Building Images Using Dockerfiles
  • Fundamentals of Docker
  • Docker Use Cases
  • Save for the Web
  • Adding Images and a Mockup
  • Logo Design
  • Creating a Wireframe
  • Introducing Adobe Illustrator
  • Going Mobile
  • Designing Email with CSS
  • Coding HTML Email
  • Going Further with Grid Layout
  • Flexible Sized Grids
  • Introducing Grid Layout
  • Design Patterns
  • Page Layout
  • Rehearsal and Delivery
  • Creating and Refining
  • Preparing to Present
  • Reformatting User Input
  • Validating a Form with Regular Expressions
  • Regular Expressions
  • Security in Practice
  • Common Attacks and Defenses
  • Hello Internet!
  • Professional Development
  • Applying & Interviewing
  • The Job Search
  • Networking
  • Personal Branding
  • Setting Your Course
  • Careers in the Tech Industry
  • Self-Assessment
  • Finishing the Game
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Exploration
  • Discovery
  • Practicing Data Visualization in Excel
  • Chart Formatting and Layout
  • When To Use What Type of Chart
  • Introduction To Data Visualization
  • Day 3: Getting Creative
  • Day 2: Advanced Selecting
  • Day 1: Joining Tables
  • Orientation: Selecting Data
  • Callbacks and the DOM
  • Callbacks with Timers
  • Introduction to Callback Functions
  • Big Data at Netflix
  • Where and How Big Data Is Used
  • What is Big Data
  • Going Further with HTML
  • Images, Text and Links
  • Structuring Your Content
  • Getting Started With HTML
  • S3 Storage Service
  • AWS and "The Cloud"
  • Go Concurrency Overview
  • Go Custom Types Overview
  • Go Data Structures Overview
  • Go Flow Control Overview
  • Go Syntax Overview
  • Lists, Code, Links and Images
  • Understanding Markdown
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • Creating Reports
  • Charts and Tables
  • Exporting
  • Cleaning Data
  • Describing Data
  • Security: Solutions
  • Security: Concerns
  • Get Involved in Open Source
  •  Create a Web Presence on GitHub
  •  Working on a Team
  • Working By Yourself
  • Hello, GitHub!
  • Completing the Project
  • Data Access Design Patterns
  • Entity Framework and ASP.NET MVC
  • Project Setup
  • Start menu and App Icon
  • Sound Design
  • Animating and Saving Sprites
  • Introduction to Game Design
  • Designing Characters and a Scene
  • What is the MailChimp API
  • Dice Roller
  • Python: Advanced Objects
  • Python: Inheritance
  • WordPress Admin Settings
  • Python: Instant Objects
  • Optimization Best Practices
  • Asset Optimization
  • Why Web Performance Matters
  • Build a Spreadsheet
  • Spreadsheet Best Practices
  • Spreadsheet Functions & Formulas
  • Getting Started With Spreadsheets
  • Introducing Spreadsheets
  • Testing and Publishing an Alexa Skill
  • Building an Alexa Skill
  • Alexa Skills Kit Overview
  • 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
  • World Space UI
  • Tutorialized Controls
  • Introduction to User Interfaces in VR
  • Debugging, Best Practices, and Production
  • Refactoring with Sass
  • Installing Sass and Setting up the Project
  • Testing for Accessibility
  • Mobile Accessibility
  • Accessible UI Patterns
  • Semantic HTML and WAI-ARIA
  • WCAG 2.0 (and Other Standards)
  • Access for Everybody
  • Next Steps
  • Improving Our Tests
  • What Is WordPress?
  • How to Install WordPress on Your Computer
  • WordPress Plugins
  • WordPress Themes
  • The WordPress Customizer
  • Managing Media in WordPress
  • Managing Content in WordPress
  • WordPress User Roles
  • What To Test
  • Test Driven Development
  • Writing Unit Tests
  • Unit Testing
  • Behavior Driven Development with Mocha & Chai
  • Introducing Unit Testing
  • Building Forms with Bootstrap
  • Using Bootstrap Components
  • Getting to Know Bootstrap 4
  • Creating a Command Line Weather Application
  • Handling Errors in Node
  • Getting Data From an API With Node
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Keyframe and Line Drawing Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Improving the Application Code
  • Editing and Filtering Names
  • Adding and Removing Names
  • Interactive Visualizations
  • Styling and Scaling Data
  • Data Binding with D3
  • Selections with D3
  • Dungeon Game 2
  • Python Sets
  • Python Tuples
  • Python Dictionaries
  • Python Slices
  • Python Lists
  • CRUD Operations
  • LINQ Queries
  • Extending Our Entity Data Model
  • Entity Framework and Databases
  • Introducing Entity Framework
  • Responsive Layouts with the Bootstrap Grid
  • Build a Website With Bootstrap
  • Prototyping With Bootstrap
  • Introduction to Front-End Frameworks
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Scrum Events
  • Introducing Scrum
  • Creating an SVG
  • Introduction to SVG
  • Traversing the DOM
  • Responding to User Interaction
  • Making Changes to the DOM
  • Getting a Handle on the DOM
  • Getting the REST You Need
  • The Browser Environment
  • Score, Enemies, and Game State
  • Pickups
  • Player Input and Cameras
  • The Unity Editor and Scene Setup
  • Thinking in Components
  • Interfaces
  • Sets and Dictionaries
  • Lists
  • Arrays
  • Video Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Usability Testing
  • Usability Basics
  • Social Media
  • Selling Your Product
  • Marketing Your Product
  • Product Market Fit
  • Discovery
  • Improving Our Todo App
  • Services in Angular
  • Using Angular's Built-in Directives
  • Controllers and Scope
  • Finishing Our CRUD Web App
  • Adding Form Validation
  • Improving Our Form
  • Creating a Basic Form
  • Introducing CRUD Applications
  • DOM Traversal
  • DOM Manipulation
  • Events
  • Hello, jQuery!
  • Abstraction
  • System.Object
  • Polymorphism
  • Set Operations
  • Subqueries
  • Joining Table Data with SQL
  • Table Relationships
  • Database Keys
  • Database Normalization
  • Improving your Gulp Workflow
  • Compile Sass with Gulp
  • Gulp your JavaScript workflow!
  • Welcome to Gulp.js
  • Doing More with Express
  • Installing a Ruby Development Environment
  • 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
  • Introduction to Video Games
  • Game Audio
  • Build and Share a Unity Game
  • Updating and Uninstalling Packages with npm
  • Installing Packages with npm
  • What is npm?
  • Creating a Basic Template Engine in Node.js
  • Classes
  • Objects and New Collection Types
  • The Cooler Parts of ES2015
  • ES2015 Basics
  • Data Retreiver
  • Serialized!
  • Data Parser
  • Data Reader
  • Getting Started with Data Science
  • Art Direction with the Picture Element
  • Adding a List Page
  • Modeling and Presenting Data
  • Views
  • Controllers
  • Project Setup
  • Image Delivery with Srcset and Sizes
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • Responsive Theory
  • Query Builder
  • Query Operators
  • Functional!
  • Now You're Querying!
  • Loops and Final Touches
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Encapsulation with Properties
  • Encapsulation and Arrays
  • Inheritance
  • Methods
  • GET and POST Requests in a Browser
  • Introduction to HTTP
  • Adding 3D Effects with CSS
  • Getting Started with CSS Transforms
  • Transition Timing Functions and Delays
  • Getting Started with CSS Transitions
  • The Lambda Lambada
  • Functional Workhorses
  • Functional Rules
  • Covering Your Bases
  • Be Assertive!
  • What Is Testing?
  • Flexbox Properties
  • Understanding Flexbox
  • Positioning Page Content
  • Gettin' CRUD-y With It
  • Our Diary App
  • Meet Peewee
  • Working with Text
  • Date and Time Functions
  • Aggregate and Numeric Functions
  • Ordering, Limiting and Paging Results
  • Python Regular Expressions
  • Timezones
  • Math Quiz App
  • Dates and Times
  • Buggy Logs
  • Cleaner Code
  • Hack-n-Slash
  • Python Inheritance
  • Python Objects
  • Dungeon Game
  • Tuples
  • Dictionaries
  • Slices
  • Lists Redux
  • Letter Game App
  • Number Game App
  • Shopping List App
  • Logic in Python
  • Python Data Types
  • Make It Beautiful with CSS
  • HTML: The Structural Foundation of Web Pages and Applications
  • Getting Familiar with HTML and CSS
  • Adding a New Web Page
  • Handling Errors When Manipulating Data
  • Deleting Data from a Database
  • Updating Data in a Database
  • Adding Data to a Database
  • Python For Beginners
  • Building a Layout with Flexbox
  • Handling Routes in Node.js
  • CSS Layout Project
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Financing Our Company
  • Next Steps
  • Getting Started with Angular
  • Go Further With Mongo
  • Working With Collections
  • Understanding MongoDB
  • Getting Started with MongoDB
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Custom Media Players
  • Captioning Video
  • Media Basics
  • Finding the Data You Want
  • Getting Data from a Database
  • Data, Databases and SQL
  • Perfect
  • Perform
  • Console I/O
  • Prepare and Plan
  • Combine and Minify Assets
  • Optimize Assets
  • Measuring Performance
  • Planning for Performance
  • Creating a Simple Server in Node.js
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Basic Layout
  • The Box Model
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Going Further with Attribute Selectors and Pseudo-Classes
  • Selectors - Beyond the Basics
  • Working with Media Queries
  • Understanding Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • CSS Animation Basics
  • Understanding CSS Transitions and Transforms
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • Constructor Functions & Prototypes
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Introduction to Methods
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Building a Command Line Application
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Make Your Own AngularJS Widget
  • Extending Inputs
  • AngularJS Directives
  • Services and Dependencies
  • Two-way Data Binding
  • MASH JavaScript
  • MASH CSS
  • MASH HTML
  • Computer Languages
  • Computer Basics
  • The Internet
  • WWW
  • What is Agile?
  • AngularJS MVC Frameworks
  • HTML Email Basics
  • Treehouse Club - JavaScript
  • Welcome to the Treehouse Club
  • Treehouse Club - CSS
  • Structuring Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Better SEO Through Code
  • Better SEO Through Content
  • Introduction to SEO
  • Better SEO Through Tools
  • Moving Forward with UX
  • What Do User Experience Designers Do?
  • What is User Experience (UX)?
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • Creating Home Page Assets
  • Applying Effects
  • How to Draw in Illustrator
  • Exterminator
  •  Adding Color and Type
  • Creating an Icon
  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Workflow Basics
  • Slices & Save for Web
  • Vector Shapes
  • Type Tools
  • Masks Basics
  • Layer Basics
  • Workspace Basics
  • Form Basics
  • Choosing Options
  • Organizing Forms
  • Important Skills For Professional Success
  • Soft Skills - Psychology
  • Writing Online
  • Productivity
  • Presentation Skills
  • Finalizing the Project
  • Case Studies and Examples
  • The Brand Identity Design Process
  • 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
  • Launching the Website
  • Styling Content
  • Creating a Website Structure
  • Text Editors and HTML
  • Website Basics
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • Improving Usability
  • Mobile Usability
  • Website Usability
  • What is Usability?
  • Introduction to Design
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Color Theory
  • Principles
  • Elements
  • Flexbox Layout
  • Grid Layout
  • Positioning Schemes
  • Float Layout
  • Display Modes
  • Advanced Sass Concepts
  • Speeding up Workflow With Sass
  • Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors
  • Getting Started with Sass
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Installing Programs
  • Environment and Redirection
  • Console Processes
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • Web Apps
  • Websites
  • Introduction
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Introduction to Brand Identity
  • Programming AJAX
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • Creating a Simple Drawing Application
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Creating a Password Confirmation Form
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Tools UXers Use
  • How UXers Think
  • Creating a Mobile Drop Down Menu
  • Creating a Simple Lightbox
  • Creating a Spoiler Revealer
  • DNS Basics
  • Graphic Basics
  • Website Basics
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • Introduction Variables
  • Functions
  • Objects and Arrays
  • Control Structures
  • Basics
  • Media Queries
  • Web Typography
  • Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • CSS Animations
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Gradients
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • CSS Box Model
  • Text, Fonts, and Lists
  • Values and Units
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Lists
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • Styling Web Pages and Navigation
  • Responsive Web Design and Testing
  • Sharing a Website
  • Debugging HTML and CSS Problems
  • Adding Pages to a Website
  • Customizing Colors and Fonts
  • CSS: Cascading Style Sheets
  • Creating HTML Content
  • JavaScript Strings
  • HTML First
  • Beginning HTML and CSS
  • Newbie