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.

       



187 Stories by Chris Castiglione

Learn How to Launch a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

Minimum Viable Product (MVP): a product with just enough features to satisfy early customers What is a Minimum Viable Product? A Minimum Viable Product...
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If You’re Not Embarrassed By Your Startup, You Launched Too Late

“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...
2 1 min read

Creative Email Campaigns: Why an Online Education Company Sent an Email About Football

Can a coding company send a relevant email about football? Or will we just spam our friends and students? Every week, over team brainstorms...
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Refactoring: Stop Worrying and Code, You Can Fix It Later

Do you write perfect code on the first try? When a writer decides to produce a novel they don’t sit down and plunk out perfect...
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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...
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How to Connect Your GoDaddy Domain to Your Website

If you’re looking to connect your GoDaddy domain to your website you will need two things: a domain, and a hosting account. The hosting...
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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 | What’s the difference?

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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