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.

       



196 Stories by Chris Castiglione

Confessions of a Growth Hacker

I want to come clean. I don’t always practice what I preach when it comes to growth hacking. It’s easy to say test everything....
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Why 80% of Websites Are The Same

1. Yelp is Just a “Blog” with Ratings and a Map The posts are the same. The descriptions are the same. The avatar image is...
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Ten Reasons Django Is Perfect For Startups

Should You Use Django for Your Startup? Tech startups are so hot right now, and it’s never been easier or more fun to build a...
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What is a 404 Page?

Okay, quick lesson. When you go to a link on the web, or visit a site on the web, you’re telling a server somewhere...
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Entrepreneur.com Names One Month “Top 10 Startups to Watch” at Social Media Week

This week more than 70,000 people will come together to join in a global conversation at Social Media Week (SMW) a week-long conversation hosted across...
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How to get started using HostGator

HostGator.com is a hosting company where you can launch a new website.  Here are six steps for getting started using HostGator. 1. Purchase a...
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“This is The Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Done”

I’ll start with a quick story. I work with students at One Month, and we do a lot of one-on-one sessions where I can...
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What is UX?

Key Takeaways User experience defines the user. Information architecture puts all of that user and project information on paper. It typically functions in the...
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Agile vs. Waterfall

Key Takeaways When we look at the web development process, there are two ways to approach it: Waterfall and Agile. Waterfall: Each team member...
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