Learn to Code

30 Examples of Famous WordPress Sites

WordPress is a content management system (CMS) that gives users an out-of-the-box publishing solution. In plain English? WordPress helps you make a blog really easily....
Chris Castiglione
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HTML vs CSS: What’s the Difference?

HTML and CSS are the two fundamental languages for building any website. What’s the difference? First off, HTML and CSS aren’t the same. They...
Chris Castiglione
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Why You Should Learn jQuery Before JavaScript

I’ve put in over 200+ hours teaching HTML, CSS and JavaScript in the classroom. With each new class of incoming students inevitably someone will...
Chris Castiglione
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What is Coding?

Today, we are going to talk about coding. Specifically, I’ll answer the question: What in the world is coding? We’ll also cover a little...
Chris Castiglione
6 min read

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...
Chris Castiglione
2 min read

What People Really Mean When They Say “I Want…

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...
Chris Castiglione
3 min read

Some People Say Ruby Is Too Complex for Beginners…

Is Ruby the right programming language for beginners? One of the biggest criticisms I hear lobbed against learning Ruby as a beginner language is...
Chris Castiglione
3 min read

Refactoring: Stop Worrying and Code, You Can Fix It…

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...
Chris Castiglione
2 min read

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...
Chris Castiglione
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