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.

       



142 Stories by Chris Castiglione

Let’s Change How We Think About Learning to Code

I taught myself how to code. In college I was a music major. I never thought the Computer Science department was cool. Piano and...
2 6 min read

Famous First Landing Pages | Google, Facebook, Amazon…

“If you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” — Reid Hoffman If your startup is successful, no one will remember...
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jQuery vs. JavaScript

Here is a question that floats around a lot when people are thinking about learning languages or methods to bring interactive content into their...
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No One Cares (About Your MVP)

In this Founder Friday, I answer your questions about MVPs. Questions like: “How early should I release my MVP?” (It was basically just iterations...
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The 5 Best Wire-framing Tools

Omnigraffle vs. Balsamiq OmniGraffle and Balsamiq do about the same thing. They are desktop apps for quickly making wireframes, mockups, page layouts, etc. Here...
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How Much Does a Website Cost These Days?

Launching a new business involves many details, and at some point, you will start to think about your online presence. You need a website,...
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How to Successfully Promote and Market Your App

Stories about successful apps are everywhere — Mint, Flipboard, Uber and many others. The companies behind these successes built apps that quickly rose to...
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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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10 Ways To Improve Your Writing Skills Today

One skill that most people need in business is writing. Entrepreneurs working on their own will find themselves writing emails, proposals, blog posts, social...
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