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Fun With JavaScript!

One of the things that made me excited to learn JavaScript was seeing some of the cool things I could create with it, like this clock that changes the page’s background based on what time it is. The Hex Clock takes the current time (example: 2:15:09), turns...

AJAX Basics: jQuery, APIs

Time to cross another course off of my list: AJAX Basics. Done. AJAX is definitely no walk in the park, but it’s also a little bit less intimidating than it seemed when I first started this course. While there’s still some things I didn’t completely...

Team Treehouse: AJAX Concepts + Programming AJAX

AJAX Concepts AJAX stands for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML and it is used to create fast and dynamic webpages. AJAX uses JavaScript to send out an AJAX request, process the response, and  then update the request.  This all happens asynchronously,  which means that...

Onwards and Upwards! : even more jQuery, and introducing AJAX

I have been putting in some serious work this past week. Finished Codecademy’s Build An Interactive Website course. Completed 50% of Code School’s Try jQuery course. Completed 75% of General Assembly’s Dash. Completed HTML Video and Audio and Website...

jQuery Is Fun + A Learning Experience

I really enjoyed the jQuery Basics course on Team Treehouse. I think it really helped that there were 5 projects to do instead of just 5 minute lectures followed by quizzes. Each project was different, but they built on each other with knowledge. With every project, I...