- 8 Courses Completed
- 41 Levels Completed
- 8 Screencasts Watched
- 94,175 Total Points
HTML/CSS: 2 Courses Completed
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
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
HTML/CSS: 1 Screencast Watched
Ruby: 5 Courses Completed
Controllers in Space
Fat model/skinny controller, named scopes, scopes with lambda, default scopes, model creation scopes, skipping a filter
Nested attributes, models without the database, using Presenters, rejecting SQL injection, Rails 3 responder syntax
Basic & compound indices, protecting your attributes, using default database values, using callbacks properly, improving validation, database seeding
Optimizing n+1 queries, using counter_cache, batches of find_each, applying The Law of Demeter, using to_s and to_param in the model
Refactoring views, using helpers, rendering content with partials, handling empty strings, using content_for, meta yield
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
Getting Started With Ruby on Rails
Learn Ruby on Rails, an open-source framework for the Ruby programming language. Rails for Zombies will teach you all the Rails basics with a zombie flair.
Deep in the Crud
How we work with a database in Rails by using Create, Read, Update, and Destroy (CRUD).
Models Taste Like Chicken
We'll learn about ActiveRecord models, validations, and relationships.
The Views Ain't Always Pretty
Get experience linking between views, using conditionals, and how to lookup documentation on common view helpers.
Controllers Must Be Eaten
Sitting between our Models and Views are the Controllers, which use instance variables to keep our code organized.
Routing Into Darkness
Learn how to direct requests to your app to the correct controller actions.
Intermediate Ruby on Rails
Learn to build faster and more secure web apps with Rails 4. Review the Rails updates that will help get your apps up to speed on Rails 4 best practices.
A Bloody Tale of Revenge
Support for Ruby 1.9.3, ThreadSafety, and Routes
The Hangman's Daughter
Changes to the ActiveRecord API, and more on ActiveRecord and changes to ActiveModel
Dead Man Walking
Whitelisting user parameters with Strong Parameters and using Remote Forms. Reviewing new syntax for controller Filters, working with Session & setting Custom Flash Types
Concerning the Events of Santa Maria
Reviewing new view helpers & the Ruby template handler
The Killing Fields
Learning the new test structure
The Undead Express
Declarative ETags, the new Dalli memcache client, and working with Cache Digests
Why's and Wherefores
Streaming with ActionController::Live and faster page loading with Turbolinks
Ruby: 5 Screencasts Watched
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.