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.

       



219 Stories by Chris Castiglione

Why Data Journalists Learn Python

Melissa Lewis is a data reporter for Reveal, a Python teacher, the organizer of PyLadies Portland and the Portland chapter of the Asian American...
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How to Set Up Website Hosting

Get Your Site Live with Web Hosting | Using Hostgator HostGator.com is a hosting company where you can launch a new website.  Here are...
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Calculating Freelance Web Developer Rates

Asking for an average freelance web developer hourly rate is much like asking how much someone in the US pays in rent. Just as...
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5 Fool Proof Tips for Building a Strong Web Developer Portfolio

The demand for web developers is growing quickly. But even with this rapidly expanding demand, if you’re looking for a permanent or freelance assignment,...
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6 Reasons Why You’ll Never Learn to Code

What is the toughest part of learning to code? STAYING MOTIVATED. Back in 2002, I was a music major with no desire to become...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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