NewsNew & Upcoming Course Highlights: Spreadsheet Basics, VR, CSS & More

Chelsey
writes on April 14, 2017

Every week, new courses and workshops are published to the growing Treehouse Library! Here’s a short list of what we’ve added recently, upcoming course highlights, and our weekly video update of What’s New at Treehouse.

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NEW COURSES

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Spreadsheet BasicsMichael Watson
In this course, you’ll learn the basics of spreadsheets including the parts of a spreadsheet, spreadsheet vocabulary, how to import data, how to make complex calculations, how to reference data in different cells, and how to use spreadsheet functions. You’ll also learn best practices for formatting spreadsheets, protecting your data, and more. When you’re done you’ll have built an entire spreadsheet complete with data, complex functions and formulas and colorful and meaningful formatting.

VR in UnityNick Pettit
In this course, we’ll learn how to setup the HTC Vive within the Unity game engine. Then, we’ll create a fun and challenging basketball game with realistic physics and sound that can be played in virtual reality.

NEW WORKSHOPS

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Create a Media Player with MediaElement.js Joel Kraft
MediaElement.js allows you to offer a consistent experience with audio and video across browsers. You can also customize the players to your heart’s content. Let’s learn how to use MediaElement.js to share audio and video with your users.

Practice The CSS Box ModelGuil Hernandez
In this workshop, you’ll practice working with the core components of the CSS box model.

Publishing an ASP.NET Core Application to Azure Scott Hanselman
In this workshop, you’ll learn about Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform and how to publish an ASP.NET Core website to an App Service instance using Visual Studio or GitHub.

UPCOMING

Express Basics (Refresh)– (May)
Learn how to use Express.js to build dynamic websites on the Node.js platform. In the process, you’ll learn some fundamental HTTP concepts that you can apply to any other framework!

Unit Testing in iOS (June)
In this course, we cover the philosophy behind unit testing, ways we can structure our code to make it more testable and look at tools we can use to test our code. We’ll look at both tools that come built in, like the XCTest Framework in Xcode, as well as a few third party solutions for both Objective-C and Swift.


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