About Derek Banas

Once a day I post a link to an original video & tutorial on communication, web development, dieting, marketing, hypnosis, etc. For Free!

I used to work for Apple and Morgan Stanley. My ultimate goal is to help unemployed people easily add to their skill set so they can get a job for free.

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Learn JavaScript 5 Dynamic Image Manipulation

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to easily allow for dynamic image manipulation by converting any image into an SVG file that then can be manipulated using JavaScript and CSS. I’ll do this by creating a real project that will show presidental election results on a map that changes with a click...

Learn JavaScript 4 Dynamic HTML

In this tutorial I cover how to generate HTML tables dynamically based on user input using just JavaScript. Along the way I also cover Array.from, Rest Parameters, Generating Custom Ranges, Arrow Operators, For In, Map, and Numerous ways to Manipulate HTML elements. This video was made based off of recent...

Learn JavaScript 3 JSON & Canvas

I continue teaching JavaScript and JavaScript related libraries and frameworks. This time I’ll show how to pull user provided JSON data from a page and then create a randomly generated pie chart using Canvas. Along the way we’ll learn how to randomly generate color hex codes, parse JSON data,...

Learn JavaScript 2 JavaScript Calculator

In this video I continue teaching JavaScript and related JavaScript libraries and frameworks while making a JavaScript Calculator in 1 video. I design everything using BootStrap which can be found here. We’ll cover the logic of the calculator using a simple diagram. Then we’ll make a working...

Learn JavaScript with Real Projects

I get asked to make a JavaScript tutorial with real projects so here it is. We’ll make real apps of increasing complexity using JavaScript. While doing so I’ll also teach Bootstrap, Node, Express, MongoDB, JQuery, React, Vue, HTML Canvas and much more! It is one thing to see a long list of...

Install ReactJS on Windows with Webpack

I’m planning a big React web development course. In this video I cover how to set everything up on Windows 10 including : Node, HomeBrew, React, Express, Popper.js, JQuery, Bootstrap, MongoDB, WebPack, Babel and the directory layout for my upcoming tutorials.I attached links to everything I already...

React Setup MacOS

I’m planning a big React web development course. In this video I cover how to set everything up on MacOS including : Node, HomeBrew, React, Express, Popper.js, JQuery, Bootstrap, MongoDB, WebPack, Babel and the directory layout for my upcoming tutorials.I attached links to everything I already have...

JPA Maven Hibernate Tutorial

In this video I cover 3 top requests all in one video being the Java Persistence API, Maven and Hibernate. I show you how to set everything up using Maven to add dependencies. Then through a series of examples I show how Hibernate facilitates adding, changing, removing and retrieving object data from a MySQL...

Java EE Tutorial 2

In the 2nd part of my Java EE Tutorial I’ll cover Form Validation, Cover the JSTL Tags, Work with Databases and Provide Many Examples. JSTL allows you to create variables, evaluate expressions, institute flow control, manipulate strings, format output, manage URLS, define locales and much more. If you...

Java EE Tutorial

Welcome to part one of my Java EE tutorial series. In this video I try to simply explain Servlets, Java Server Pages, Connecting to Databases, Passing Objects, Running the Server and Setting up a working environment. In my Install Apache Tomcat tutorial I show how to install everything used in the video. I...

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