Treehouse NewsNew Course Roundup: JavaFX, WooCommerce, Java Loops and The CSS calc() Function

Faye Bridge
writes on September 21, 2015

Every week, new content is published to the growing Treehouse Library! Here is a short list of what was added the week of September 14, 2015.


Build a JavaFX ApplicationCraig Dennis

JavaFX is the de facto way to make Graphical User Interfaces (or GUIs) in Java. It is robust and customizable, and getting familiar with its APIs will expose many application design best practices.

WooCommerce Theme Development Zac Gordon

WooCommerce is the leading Ecommerce plugin for WordPress and allows you to easily turn any WordPress site into a site selling products. Although WooCommerce looks great out of the box, you will likely want to customize how WooCommerce looks to meet the needs of your theme and site. In this course you will learn everything you need to know to start customizing WooCommerce sites and building custom WooCommerce themes of your own.

We will go over each of the WooCommerce template files so you know what theme includes are located where. Then we will get into the more advanced topic of working with WooCommerce hooks in order to customize WooCommerce from the functions.php file.


The CSS calc() FunctionGuil Hernandez (21 minutes)

The CSS calc() function performs a calculation and returns a result. calc() allows mathematical expressions that add ‘+’, subtract ‘-’, multiply ‘*’, and divide values ‘/’. In this workshop, you’ll learn three useful ways to use calc() in your projects.

Feeling Loopy With Java – Craig Dennis (38 minutes)

Let’s take a deeper dive together in this live workshop about the different types of loops in Java.

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