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Intro to Vue.js6/8/2018 11:45:25 PM

#General, #Vue

This course is an introduction to using Vuejs which is a JavaScript library that provide easy to use reactive technology.  Its the perfect starting point for more complex frameworks such as Angular.  

Learn to create reactive JavaScript applications. 

Vuejs lets you use you data effectively binding data to the DOM and using it within HTML elements.  

Vuejs is flexible, simple and easy to use.   You will be amazed at what you can do with Vuejs and how easy it is.   Its similar to angularjs but much much easier to get the hang of.  Use Vuejs to bind data to the DOM and sync to create reactive effects.  Once binding is setup the DOM keeps data and elements in sync.  

Reactive technology is in demand, it makes web applications more functional.  This course will get you started creating your own reactive applications.  Start binding your data and create amazing effects for your application users.  Lets get started today.

Who is the target audience?
  • Web developers who want to learn vuejs
  • Web application builders
  • JavaScript developers

View Online: http://chriscole.tech/vuejs

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Intro to React.js and Redux6/8/2018 11:45:25 PM

#JavaScript, #React

React is an open-source JavaScript library for building user interfaces. We built React to solve one problem: building large applications with data that changes over time. Redux completes the missing piece of the React framework, and is used at the core of React for most complex React projects. Mastering React framework and Redux technology will offer you a lot of opportunities for the highest paying jobs.

Who is the target audience?

  • Programmers who want to learn React
  • Developers who want to grow out of just using jQuery
  • Web developers

View Online: http://chriscole.tech/reactjs

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Intro to Angular2 with TypeScript6/8/2018 11:45:25 PM

#Angular, #TypeScript

NOTE: THE COURSE IS STILL UNDER DEVELOPMENT AND NEW CONTENT IS CONSTANTLY BEING ADDED. 

 

Angular is arguably the most popular framework in the world for building single page applications. You may have heard that Angular version 2 is completely different from the original AngularJS, and this is indeed the case. While this can cause frustration for developers who are upgrading their apps, it is ultimately for the best because Angular 2 is so much nicer to work with!

Part of the challenge when it comes to learning Angular 2 is that we need to adopt several new peripheral skills in addition to learning features of the framework itself. For example, most Angular 2 applications are written in a newer language called TypeScript. TypeScript is a superset of JavaScript (meaning that it's just like JavaScript, but with additional features,) but learning it can initially be a challenge.

In this course, we will learn about TypeScript, the new, JavaScript inspired language by Microsoft. The introductory TypeScript course will teach the student the TypeScript basics necessary for junior workplace skills.

In the first section, we will learn about what projects TypeScript is appropriate for. We will learn who makes TypeScript, and what projects use TypeScript every day.

We will learn about types, how they are used, what kinds are available in TypeScript, and how to make your own.

We will learn about interfaces, inheritance, and TypeScript classes.

Using the module system, we will share code between TypeScript files and compile them to JavaScript.

 

View Online: http://chriscole.tech/ang2

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Intro to Bitcoin and CryptoCurrency6/8/2018 11:45:24 PM

#Bitcoin, #Crypto Currency, #General

To really understand what is special about Bitcoin, we need to understand how it works at a technical level.

We’ll address the important questions about Bitcoin, such as:

  • How does Bitcoin work?
  • What makes Bitcoin different?
  • How secure are your Bitcoins?
  • How anonymous are Bitcoin users?
  • What determines the price of Bitcoins?
  • Can cryptocurrencies be regulated?
  • What might the future hold?

After this course, you’ll know everything you need to be able to separate fact from fiction when reading claims about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. You’ll have the conceptual foundations you need to engineer secure software that interacts with the Bitcoin network. And you’ll be able to integrate ideas from Bitcoin in your own projects.

View Online: http://chriscole.tech/bitcoinintro

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10 Tips for Writing Better Javascript6/8/2018 11:45:24 PM

#General, #JavaScript, #Web, #HTML

10 Insane Tips You Can Use Today to JavaScript Eectively; #8 Will Shock You!

I provide you with 12 simple, yet powerful, JavaScript tips and detailed explanation of each. These are techniques that all JavaScript programmers can use now; you needn’t be an advanced JavaScript developer to benefit from these tips. After you read all of the detailed explanations of how each technique works and when to use it, you will have become a more enlightened JavaScript developer, if you aren’t already one.

Indeed, notable JavaScript masters and enlightened JavaScript developers have been using many of these techniques to write powerful, efficient JavaScript. And in a bit, you will, too.

 

View Online: http://chriscole.tech/es6

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Build Your Own Teenage Daughter with Alexa and Azure6/8/2018 11:45:24 PM

#C#, #Amazon, #Azure

Build Your Own Teenage Daughter with Alexa and Azure

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IoT and its Challenges6/8/2018 11:45:24 PM

#General

IoT and its Challenges

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Custom Middleware and Microservices in .NET Core6/8/2018 11:45:24 PM

#C#, #Web

Custom Middleware and Microservices in .NET Core

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Augmenting Reality in Unreal Engine6/8/2018 11:45:24 PM

#Gaming, #General, #Unreal Engine

 Augmenting Reality in Unreal Engine

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Configure, Control, and Manage IoT with Mobile6/8/2018 11:45:24 PM

#C#, #Azure, #Xamarin

Configure, Control, and Manage IoT with Mobile

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Essential Tools for Xamarin Developers6/8/2018 11:45:24 PM

#C#, #Mobile, #Xamarin

Cross-platform mobile development has been democratized for .NET developers – thanks to Xamarin & Microsoft. However, professional Xamarin development isn't a piece of cake. Sure, there is no barrier to entry and tooling has come a long way, but successful mobile apps need a lot more. Do you have a solid understanding of the Xamarin technology stack? Do you know how to mix and match native with abstracted UI for maximum code reuse?

Let’s do a run-down of the essential tools, frameworks and utilities that should be in every Xamarin developer’s arsenal. The ubiquitous IDEs, necessary plugins, cloud services, deployment tools, testing solutions and polished UI – all ready for your app development pleasure. Wouldn’t it be nice to have an end-to-end DevOps story or add AI intelligence to your apps? What can you do to delight your users, maintain developer sanity and deliver high quality apps? Let’s stop reinventing wheel and ship apps faster – the right tools help!

You will learn:

  • Tools for Xamarin Developers
  • How to Integrate AI in mobile apps
  • About DevOps for mobile apps

 View Online: http://chriscole.tech/xamtools

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Making Resilient Apps with Azure Mobile App Services6/8/2018 11:45:23 PM

#Azure, #Xamarin

Making Resilient Apps with Azure Mobile App Services

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Azure Mobile Apps with Xamarin6/8/2018 11:45:23 PM

#C#, #Azure, #Mobile, #Xamarin

Xamarin and Azure

Create amazing cloud-powered mobile apps faster

View Online: http://chriscole.tech/xamazu

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Intro to Xamarin for Visual Studio 20176/8/2018 11:45:23 PM

#C#, #Desktop, #Mobile, #Xamarin

Requirements
  • You should know basic programming concepts
  • You should have basic knowledge of C#
  • You should have basic knowledge of Java
  • You should have basic knowledge of Swift
 
Description

Xamarin is a software platform that enables you to create cross platform apps that will work on the top three platforms (Android, IOS, Windows) using the same codebase .  The programming language used by Xamarin is C#.

Xamarin has in a way solved a problem most developers face and that is developing the same  app multiple times for each of the top three platforms : Android , IOS and Windows. Without Xamarin developers will have to use different development tools and programming languages to develop the same app for the top three platforms.

Topics include:

  • Installing visual studio on mac
  • Installing visual studio on Windows
  • Overview of Visual studio and Xamarin development environment
  • Creating a cross platform test app
  • Modifying text
  • Testing your app in an Android simulator
  • Testing your app in an IOS Simulator
  • Modifying XAML code

Xamarin can be used to develop native apps using :

  • Xamarin.form
  • Xamarin.IOS
  • Xamain .Andoid.

Using xamarin.form enables you use the same codebase across the top three platforms.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to learn to code
  • Beginner programmers
  • Beginner developers
  • Beginner app developers

View Online: http://chriscole.tech/xamvs2017

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Intro to .NET Core 2.06/8/2018 11:45:23 PM

#C#, #General

This is an introductory course on ASP.NET MVC Core 2.0. This course is for anyone who is new to asp.net core 2.0 or who is familiar with ASP.NET MVC and wants to take a first stab at understanding what is different in asp.net core 2.0.

Throughout this course we would:

  • understand the evolution of ASP.NET Core 
  • take a look at the modified files and folder structure.
  • take a look at new concepts in ASP.NET MVC Core 2.0 

 

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to learn fundamentals of ASP NET Core 2 MVC
  • Anyone who wants to understand new file structure in ASP NET Core 2
  • Create basic CRUD operation application using ASP NET MVC Core 2

View Online: http://chriscole.tech/netcoreintro

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PPTX to HTML Converter6/8/2018 11:45:23 PM

#General

PPTX to HTML Converter

Transform PPTX  (powerpoint) to HTML online with this tool

http://chriscole.tech/pptx2html

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Getting Started With Node.JS6/8/2018 11:45:23 PM

#General, #JavaScript, #Web

NodeJs is a powerful JavaScript engine that can be used for a variety of tasks. In this course, we’ll learn the basics of working with NodeJS. We’ll work with the core libraries, but also learn about using npm: the Node Package Manager to load and work with any third party package that has been developed for NodeJS. We’ll also look at three ways to write and run a simple web server using node. 

The course is an hour long, and consists of two units. Topics include: 

- installation
- testing and verifying the installation
- introduction to the npm

The course assumes that you are comfortable writing and understanding object oriented JavaScript. 

I hope you’ll join us for this exciting introduction to NodeJS.

View Online: http://chriscole.tech/nodejs

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Responsive Design: Css Tips and Tricks6/8/2018 11:45:23 PM

#General, #Web, #CSS

Have you been coding CSS for some time, but want to take your game to the next level? Do you feel confused with CSS jargon like inheritance, specificity or the cascade?

What if there was one resource, one place, where you could learn all the advanced and modern CSS techniques and properties you've been reading about?

Good news: there is!

Welcome to "Advanced CSS and Sass", the most advanced, the most modern, and the most complete CSS course on the internet. It's everything you want in an advanced CSS course, and more.

You will learn complex CSS animations, advanced responsive design techniques, flexbox layouts, Sass, CSS architecture, fundamental CSS concepts, and so much more.

Like in all my courses, you will build beautiful and carefully designed projects, that will make you proud of yourself and leave you ready to build complex projects on your own.

After finishing this course, you will:

1) Be up to speed with the most modern and advanced CSS properties and techniques;

2) Have mastered the cutting-edge layout technologies Flexbox and CSS Grid;

3) Be ready to build responsive layouts for all kind of devices and situations;

4) Truly understand how CSS works behind the scenes;

5) Be able to architect large CSS codebases for reusability and maintainability using Sass.

Please note that this course is NOT for absolute beginners, so you should already be at an intermediate level in HTML and CSS (please check out my other course if that's not the case).

 

View Online: http://chriscole.tech/csstips

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Angular CLI : The Basics6/8/2018 11:45:22 PM

#Angular, #General, #JavaScript

Learn from scratch, the basic concepts that you will need to build angular applications using the CLI.

The Angular CLI is a tool to initialize, develop, scaffold and maintain Angular applications. It makes it easy to create an application that already works, right out of the box. It already follows the best practices!

Content and Overview

Specifically for beginners, this course contains all the fundamentals you need to know, in one place, simplified and straight forward! 

The course will teach you how to generate an angular application from scratch. You will also learn the different options that are available while generating an angular application. You will then learn how to generate the different features of an angular app like components, directives, services and so on. Finally you will learn about building and serving an angular application using the CLI.

 

Who is the target audience?
  • This is for students who want to learn how to use Angular CLI

View Online: http://chriscole.tech/angularcli

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10 Tips, Tricks and Tools for Visual Studio 2017 and Angular 56/8/2018 11:45:22 PM

#Angular, #JavaScript, #HTML

In this slideshow we’re going to quickly explore 10 Angular development tips, tricks and tools which can make our everyday life easier. The purpose of the list is to not be opinionated architecture wise. This means that we’re not going to discuss tooling which has impact over our choice of application state management, data layer, etc. 

Starting from project scaffolding with the Angular CLI, going through efficient development with the JavaScript Language Service in Visual Studio 2017 and Angular Schematics Collections, to dynamic and static code analysis for easy debugging and refactoring!

Give these tools a try! I’d love to get your feedback on using them in the comments section below.

 

View Online: http://chriscole.tech/ang5tools

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