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

Understanding HTTP Basics

One thing that always surprises me when teaching a security class to developers is how little they understand about HTTP. Sure, everyone knows that...
9 2 min read

What People Really Mean When They Say “I Want To Learn How To Code”

There are two important things to know about learning to code: Most people don’t actually want to “learn to code” Learning to code doesn’t...
4 3 min read

Responsive vs. Adaptive vs. Fluid Design

The world of web design has changed quite a bit over the years. As it continues to evolve, mobile-friendly design has become the rule...
8 4 min read

How To Build a Website in 2020

Over my career as a web developer, I’ve built more than 100 websites for clients including Bacardi, Toyota, and The Four Seasons. One time,...
2 4 min read

6 Things To Know Before You Learn Python

Python is one of the best coding languages to learn to boost your career. Many of the biggest websites in the world use Python,...
6 2 min read

Python 2 vs Python 3: What’s the Difference?

Instagram recently celebrated their move from Python 2 to Python 3. Yet many famous companies are still using Python 2. Why? One word: compatibility. Python...
0 4 min read

The Best SEO Tools for 2020 | Learn to Code Podcast

Understanding SEO (search engine optimization) means to understand how visitors find your site. While the basics of SEO are rooted in clean code, optimized...
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The Present is Programmable: Why there’s always somewhere better to be

“It’s hot. It’s loud. Goddamn this mariachi band to hell!” I thought to myself while waiting on the New York City subway platform. My...
1 3 min read

Creating A Strong Product Differentiation Strategy

Imagine a customer is leaving a restaurant and choosing between calling an Uber or a Lyft. He knows he wants to get home as...
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