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- 66 Levels Completed
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Ruby: 3 Courses Completed
Getting Started With Ruby on Rails
Learn the basic building blocks of Ruby, all in the browser.
All For One, One For All
Get an introduction to numbers, Strings, properties, and methods.
There Are Always Two
Learn about conversions, arrays, variables, and more methods.
Third Time's The Charm
Review printing, brackets, and String manipulation.
Fourth and Short
Take a shot at method chaining, hashes, keys, and values.
The Highest of Fives
Study up on blocks, directories, and method arguments.
Start building methods, libraries, popups, and HTML with Ruby.
Getting Started With Ruby on Rails
Learn more Rails with this sequel to the infamous Rails for Zombies course. Increase your Ruby on Rails knowledge with even more zombie learning.
From the Ground Up
Installing Rails, creating a Rails app, database migrations, the command line, Ruby 1.9 hash syntax, Bundler, database configuration
Models Still Taste Like Chicken
Named scopes, callbacks, has_one, relationship options, using Includes, has_many :through
Rest In Pieces
Revisiting URL helpers, forms & input helpers, understanding REST, nested resources, view partials, other view helpers
Asset Packaging and Mailing
Git: 1 Course Completed
Learn how to use Git by reviewing the basic concepts of Git version control. Try out this introductory course that was created with GitHub.
Discover the basics of Git, including how to initialize a repo. Learn how to add, commit, and push your code to GitHub.
Creating variables, dialogs, object & string functions, number-related operations, working with arrays.
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Direct manipulation with CSS, manipulating multiple attributes, adding & removing classes, toggling classes, hiding & showing content.
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Retrieving & setting text content with text(), querying & setting DOM with html(), manipulating DOM with append() & prepend(), creating peers with :before & :after, adding & removing nodes.
Fasten your Seatbelts
Using document.ready, writing named functions, using click event listeners, keyboard events, animations, AJAX load()
Variables and Functions
An overview of variables and functions
Converting jQuery to CoffeeScript
Conditionals & Operators
Conditionals, chained comparisons, switch cases, and existential operators
Arrays, Objects, Iterations
Using arrays, object literals, loops, list comprehension, and splat arguments
Applied jQuery II
Understanding and using jQuery object notation
Classes, class inheritance, property arguments
AngularJS allows your application to have an expanded HTML library. Learn to add behavior to your HTML and speed up your application’s responsiveness.
Flatlander's Gem Store
Get comfortable with expressions by beginning to build a gem store.
Use directives to add a gallery and tabs to the gem store.
Give the gem store review functionality by using AngularJS forms.
Create custom directives for more organized and maintainable AngularJS code.
Create a new module and learn to use the $http service to get real data into the gem store.
Discover how the Node framework can help you write server-side code and build lightweight, scalable network applications.
Intro to Node.js
An overview of Node.js, blocking vs. non-blocking code, reading files, issuing requests
Event emitters, event requests, event listening
Reading, writing, piping, solving backpressure
Exporting, npm installing, dependencies, and semantic versioning
Routes, rendering, layouts, url building, express servers
Listening for, broadcasting, and answering questions, saving client data
Redis, working with lists, persisting, emitting, and limiting questions
Express provides more robust features to your web application. Learn how to build Web APIs in Node using Express.
Installing Express and building some first routes.
Understanding middleware and building a custom logger.
Reading user-submitted parameters.
Adding routes for creating and deleting resources.
Using route instances and extracting code to route files.
Electives: 1 Course Completed
Learn the R programming language for data analysis and visualization. This software programming language is great for statistical computing and graphics.
A gentle introduction to R expressions, variables, and functions.
Grouping values into vectors, then doing arithmetic and graphs with them.
Creating and graphing two-dimensional data sets.
Calculating and plotting some basic statistics: mean, median, and standard deviation.
Creating and plotting categorized data.
Organizing values into data frames, loading frames from files and merging them.
Testing for correlation between data sets, linear models, and extending R with additional libraries.
HTML/CSS: 2 Courses Completed
Learn about the new tags in HTML5
Review the new properties in CSS3
Header & Navigation
Build a functional header and navigation area
Develop the content sections of a site
Footer & Forms
Learn about new form elements and build a functional footer
Explore the fundamentals of CSS, and review all the web-styling tools needed for front-end efficiency.
Adding style, selectors, the cascade, and floats
Clearing floats, inheritance, and specificity
The box model, positioning, and z-index
Grooming Your Code
DRY, display types, and centering
Protecting your layout and specificity problems
Image use and image cropping
Image replacement and sprites
Pseudo classes and pseudo elements
Database: 2 Courses Completed
The Ins and Outs of Databases
Learn about databases from the inside out, as well as how to perform simple data queries and filter data with special query tools in SQL.
Find out how to add, revise, and remove data in an existing database.
Managing Databases and Tables
Discover basic concepts for creating and altering databases and tables.
MongoDB acts as the database that stores data for your application. Explore the basics and learn to store data in a document-oriented database.
Capture the mystical basics of MongoDB and try your hand at inserting and finding documents.
Learn the lore behind performing updates and transform your data.
Dig deep into the spell book to learn how to conjure and customize queries.
Summon the wisdom to guide you in your journey of modeling data.
Explore the realm of aggregations to see how data can be combined in miraculous ways.