http://www.castig.org Teacher at One Month. Faculty at Columbia University where I teach Digital Literacy. I write about coding, the internet, and social impact.

       



218 Stories by Chris Castiglione

9 Tips to Own Your Next Video Interview

You’re at a conference and suddenly asked to be interviewed on video: what do you do? How do you make sure to look great on...
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Developer Confessions: I look up code on the internet all the time.

A few years ago, David Heinemeier Hansson (Ruby on Rails creator) made a confession on Twitter: “I look up code on the internet all the time.” David’s...
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42 Best Classes to Learn to Code for Free in 2020

Want to learn to code? There are plenty of free online coding classes, but unfortunately, many of them are out of date. That’s why...
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The Hacker Ethic: Understanding Programmer Culture

All hackers (good and evil) share a core belief that information should be free. This was distilled into text for the first time by...
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7 Tips for How to Finally Get Good at (and Master) SQL

You’ve just learned the basics of SQL, and now you’re wondering: how do I get better at SQL and databases? In this piece, I’m...
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The Complete Guide to Learn SQL in Just 15 Minutes for Free

Over my career as a web developer, SQL is the one coding language I’ve used on nearly EVERY SINGLE PROJECT. Whether I’m coding with...
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How to Learn Python

Today, we are talking with Mattan Griffel (@mattangriffel) about how to learn Python. Mattan teaches code to MBAs — at Columbia Business School. He...
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7 Jobs You Can Land if You Learn SQL

SQL is one of the most widely used programming languages in the world, and if you learn SQL, you open up some clear paths...
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What Are the Best Project Management Software and Tools?

Whether you are a one-person show or running a large startup with multiple teams, project management is important. Good project management can ultimately mean...
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