- 12 Courses Completed
- 78 Levels Completed
- 28 Screencasts Watched
- 173,450 Total Points
Ruby: 4 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
Testing philosophies, overview of Test Unit, TDD (Test Driven Development), and using assertions
Preparing the database, running tests, using fixtures, and testing relationships
Cleaning it up
Writing custom assertions, using Test Helper, and introducing Shoulda
Mocks and Stubs
Understanding and using mocks and stubs with Mocha
Rails integration commands, integration testing with Capybara, and writing and using helper methods
Creating factories, adding associations between factories, and implementing factories in your tests
Learn the core bits every Ruby programmer should know. This Ruby tutorial builds upon the basics to keep enhancing your Ruby knowledge.
An overview of best practices for writing expressions in Ruby
Methods and Classes
passing optional arguments, raising exceptions, using begin/rescue/end, attr_accessor vs. attr_reader
Encapsulation, instance & private methods, inheritance, and refactoring
Helpers that are built on top of the Ruby Language (arrays, dates, hashes, numbers, and strings
Namespacing methods, Mixins vs. class inheritance, method hooks, ActiveSupport::Concern
Iterating and yielding, passing arguments, returning variables, Enumerable, and refactoring
Ruby: 13 Screencasts Watched
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
Learn the very basic of Models and Views.
More on Models, such as syncing to/from the server.
View events, templates, and customization.
Models & Views
More on how Models and Views work together with event binding.
Working with a set of models with Backbone Collections.
Displaying a Collection with a Collection View.
Router & History
Supporting pushState history and multiple URLs.
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
HTML/CSS: 3 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
Learn mobile web design with mobile-first, adaptive, and responsive web design concepts. Review the best practices with our Journey into Mobile course.
Foundations for Mobile
The mobile web and relative font-sizing
Learn the foundations for creating scalable, fluid sites
Create sites that adapt to a specific context
Create device-agnostic sites optimized for all viewports
Learn how to scale images, video, and work with retina graphics
Learn Sass and start improving your front-end CSS workflow. Try Sass on large-scale applications for efficient, time-saving styling.
An introduction to Sass, imports, comments, and nesting.
Creation and use of recallable information.
Writing reusable styles mixed with optional arguments.
Easily manage CSS class reuse and inheritance in the stylesheet, rather than HTML.
A primer on the programmatic tools in Sass, including functions and each loops.
Math + Color
Perform arithmetic and color alterations directly to stylesheet values.
Simplify and optimize your responsive design workflow via Sass.
HTML/CSS: 1 Screencast Watched
Git: 2 Courses 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.
Learn more advanced Git by practicing the concepts of Git version control. Increase your Git knowledge by learning more advanced systems within Git.
Learn the basics of Git
Staging & Remotes
Add and remove changed files, and work with remote repositories
Cloning & Branching
Clone repositories and learn how to work with multiple branches
Work simultaneously with multiple users
Work with remote branches and reference commits
Rebase belong to us
Optimize merging and fix merge conflicts
History and Configuration
Learn how to configure and view commit logs