Programming

5 Reasons Why Product Managers Should Learn to Code

If you’re a product manager (or in a role where you manage a web development team) you need to know, at the very least,...
Chris Castiglione
1 min read

5 Fool Proof Tips for Building a Strong Web…

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,...
Chris Castiglione
3 min read

How Bloomberg Exec Susan Kish Learned To Code

It was a normal Tuesday. Susan Kish was sitting on the 29th floor of her building, looking over Manhattan, when she got mad. She was...
Sarah Peck
1 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

The Present is Programmable: Why there’s always somewhere better…

“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...
Chris Castiglione
3 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
6 min read

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

Frontend vs. Backend Developers: What’s the Difference?

When learning to code beginners are often confronted with two paths: frontend AND backend. Which do you choose? Can you do both? How much...
Chris Castiglione
4 min read