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Learn to Code is a podcast hosted by Chris Castiglione (OneMonth.com) based in Brooklyn, NY. Each week Chris interviews successful business founders, startups and programmers to ask them: How did you learn to code? What tips and tricks do you have for finding meaningful work? Learn more about One Month and the Learn to Code podcast at www.onemonth.com.

Learn to Code is a podcast hosted by Chris Castiglione (OneMonth.com) based in Brooklyn, NY. Each week Chris interviews successful business founders, startups and programmers to ask them: How did you learn to code? What tips and tricks do you have for finding meaningful work? Learn more about One Month and the Learn to Code podcast at www.onemonth.com.

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Learn to Code is a podcast hosted by Chris Castiglione (OneMonth.com) based in Brooklyn, NY. Each week Chris interviews successful business founders, startups and programmers to ask them: How did you learn to code? What tips and tricks do you have for finding meaningful work? Learn more about One Month and the Learn to Code podcast at www.onemonth.com.

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@onemonthedu

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English


Episodes

6 Reasons Why You’ll Never Learn to Code

9/2/2020
A few years ago, David Heinemeier Hansson (Ruby on Rails creator) made a confession on Twitter: "I look up code on the internet all the time." David's confession went viral. Within a few hours, dozens of developers began to make similar confessions — all challenging the conventional idea of what most people think it means to be a "real developer." What the trend "Developer Confessions" has taught us is that developers don't know EVERYTHING. (Phew, what a relief!) In this latest episode of...

Duration:00:22:50

The Complete Guide to Learn SQL in Just 15 Minutes for Free

7/28/2020
SQL is the language of databases, and SQL programmers are in high demand. This week, I want to share how to learn SQL for free — and in your spare time — during quarantine. All you need to get started is access to an MYSQL database, as well as some datasets to play around with. 1. Install a Database — If you want to learn SQL, you’re going to need a SQL database. One of the easiest ways to get a database is to register for a shared hosting account. If you go to hostgator.com and enter the...

Duration:00:12:08

Top 6 Reasons to Learn SQL in 2020

6/10/2020
SQL is the language of databases. In your career, if you plan to work with machine learning, artificial intelligence, build websites or apps or work with data analytics, you're going to need to know SQL. In this episode of the Learn to Code podcast I'm going to dive deep into the top 6 reasons why you should be learning SQL. I'll cover: * What is SQL? * How popular is SQL? * What famous websites use SQL? * SQL vs. Python? * Excel vs. SQL Databases 1. What's SQL? SQL is the language...

Duration:00:18:32

Why Data Journalists Learn Python

5/1/2020
Melissa Lewis is a data reporter for Reveal, a Python teacher, the organizer of PyLadies Portland and the Portland chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association. Melissa is here to share her work as a data journalist who uses Python on the job. By the end you'll understand: What is data journalism? Why are Python and SQL great languages for data journalism? What skills does a data journalist need? Who is doing some of the best data journalism these days? Episode Show Notes and...

Duration:01:03:19

The Best SEO Tools for 2020

1/27/2020
Today on the Learn to Code Podcast I’m talking with my favorite SEO nerd: Kenny Kline of JAKK Media! Kenny joined us recently to discuss how to land a job in content marketing, today Kenny and I are discussing SEO best practices and tools for 2020. You'll learn: * How to keep up with Google's ever-changing SEO algorithm * Top SEO content strategies for link building * How AHREFS changed my life * When to use AHREFS vs. Google Search Console Episode Show Notes and Full Transcript The...

Duration:00:35:20

Why are MBAs Learning Python?

12/2/2019
This week on the Learn to Code Podcast Mattan Griffel, award-winning teacher of the Introduction to Programming Using Python course at Columbia Business School, and I discuss the question: “Why are MBAs learning to code?” Over the past four years, Mattan has taught thousands of MBAs. Recently he has begun work on a textbook to scale his curriculum to business schools all around the country titled Python for MBAs. In this episode, we’ll discuss why entrepreneurs and managers are using...

Duration:00:31:32

How to Land a Job in Content Marketing — with Kenny Kline

10/14/2019
You’ve launched your first website. It’s a big day! You want to throw a party, crack a beer, and high-five everyone you see. Except, there’s no one around — zero comments on your blog and your site doesn’t even show up in any Google rankings. This week on the podcast, I’m chatting with Kenny Kline (JAKK Media), who’s built a multi-million dollar business helping drive organic traffic to his client’s websites. IMHO Kenny is the #1 content marketing guru in New York. Over the years, I’ve...

Duration:00:48:21

How Sahil Lavingia (Gumroad CEO) Learned to Code

9/21/2019
In this episode, Sahil Lavingia tells us how he learned Python, build Gumroad, as well as his advice for newbies stuck on choosing a programming language. Episode Show Notes and Full Transcript The Learn to Code Podcast is available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and YouTube. Follow One Month on Facebook and Twitter.

Duration:00:25:09

Reflecting on My Failure to Build a Billion-Dollar Company

9/8/2019
This week I chat with Sahil Lavingia (Gumroad.com Founder) who spent years running a profitable business with millions of adorning customers — only to be told again and again that he was a huge failure. In this episode, Sahil and I discuss the expectations of taking VC money, and the metrics for success (and failure) that startups must answer to. Sahil begins, "In 2011, I left my job as the second employee at Pinterest — before I vested any of my stock — to work on what I thought would be...

Duration:00:41:02

How to Launch a Career Developing WordPress Sites

8/21/2019
WordPress development is in high demand! If you dream of launching a freelance web development career you'll want to know the basics of how to customize WordPress with Advanced Custom Fields (ACF). In this episode, I chat with Elliot Condon — the creator of Advanced Custom Fields. You'll learn: How Elliot learned to code, How you can use WordPress + ACF to build amazing websites, and how to start a freelance career as a WordPress developer. Episode Show Notes and Full Transcript The...

Duration:00:38:36

WordPress Security for Beginners

7/29/2019
33% of the web is powered by WordPress. There's a lot of WordPress sites out there! Because of that, WordPress is a huge target for hackers, and security should be a priority for everyone, even if you're not a developer. In this episode, I chat with Jason Cohen, CTO of WPEngine, about what WordPress security for beginners. We discuss: WordPress Jetpack Episode Show Notes and Full Transcript The Learn to Code Podcast is available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and YouTube. Follow One...

Duration:00:29:51

How I Learned to Code Hacking WordPress — with Zapier Co-Founder Bryan Helmig

7/11/2019
This week on the podcast I'm chatting with Bryan Helmig, the CTO, and co-founder of Zapier. In our discussion, we talk about how Bryan learned to code, how One Month uses Zapier's automation tools to save us time and $$$, AND our list of The Most In-Demand Tech Skills. Episode Show Notes and Full Transcript The Learn to Code Podcast is available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and YouTube. Follow One Month on Facebook and Twitter.

Duration:00:54:44

Learn Python the Hard Way with Zed Shaw

6/20/2019
Welcome to the Learn to Code Podcast here at One Month. Today on the show we have Zed Shaw. Zed is the author of Learn Python the Hard Way. and the popular website Learn Code the Hardway. In this episode, we'll be talking about how Zed learned to code, how to get the most out of his book series, and advice on next steps for after you complete Learn Python the Hard Way. In my chat with Zed Shaw we discuss: Episode Show Notes and Full Transcript The Learn to Code Podcast is available on ...

Duration:01:15:53

How I Built Product Hunt, Dash and more with Nathan Baschez

6/13/2019
Nathan Baschez (Product Hunt, Gimlet Media) is one of the most prolific people I know, having worked at half a dozen of the coolest startups I can think of, all in just the past ten years. I first met Nathan back in 2012 while we were working at General Assembly in New York City. At the time General Assembly had just acquired Nathan's startup Dash — an early learn to code app much like Codecademy. Since then Nathan has gone on to co-create Product Hunt, launch HardBound (a visual...

Duration:00:57:50

Linh Dao Smooke (Hacker Noon) — How Hacker Noon Became the Voice of Hackers

6/7/2019
Hacker Noon is one of the best tech blogs to stay up to date with coding trends, blockchain, and startups. With over 7000 writers and 200,000 daily readers, Hacker Noon has become the voice of hackers around the world. Linh Dao Smooke is the co-founder and COO of Hacker Noon. Today she and I chat about Hacker Noon's origin, why they're parting ways with Medium, and future of the publication. In this episode, we discuss: Episode Show Notes and Full Transcript The Learn to Code Podcast is...

Duration:00:44:12

Coding Bootcamp 101: An Honest Review of FullStack Academy with Buddy Galletti

6/2/2019
Buddy Galletti is a FullStack Academy student and One Month alumni. He's currently enrolled in Fullstack's 26 week online Bootcamp where he's learning HTML, JavaScript, CSS and React. I interviewed Buddy to tell us about his journey learning to code, and to share an honest review of what it's like being a student at Fullstack Academy. In this episode we discuss: Episode Show Notes and Full Transcript The Learn to Code Podcast is available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and YouTube....

Duration:00:38:49

How I Got Hired at GitHub, Interview Tips, and Salary Negotiation with Joel Califa

5/24/2019
Joel Califa is a professional problem solver. He's a successful designer, developer, team leader, and overall self-proclaimed generalist. Joel’s career has led him to the role of Senior Product Designer at two well-known digital companies: Digital Ocean and GitHub. Over the years, Joel has interviewed hundreds of job applicants (both technical and non-technical). Last week I sat down with Joel to ask him, “What advice do you have for someone trying to get hired at GitHub? And what rate...

Duration:01:11:46

Front-end vs. Back-end Developers | What's the Difference?

5/21/2019
What's the difference between front-end and back-end coding? Whether you're hiring a developer, becoming a developer, or just getting started learning to code — you're going to need to know the difference between the two terms "front-end" and "back-end." In this SHORTS episode of the Learn to Code Podcast I'm going to explain the differences in terms of skill level, programming languages, and salary. Front-end developers primarily use three languages: HTML, CSS, Javascript. While back-end...

Duration:00:11:57

Why Product Managers Are Learning to Code, and freeCodeCamp vs. Codecademy

5/17/2019
Why are product managers learning to code? This week I chat with product manager (and self-taught programmer) Irma Mesa (@_justirma) about why and how she learned to code. Irma is a product manager at Open Up Resources. Open Up Resources is a non-profit that creates K-12 curriculum, and is funded by some from some pretty big names like The Bill and Linda Gates Foundation and The Schusterman Foundation. In this episode, we talk about the various resources that Irma used to learn to code...

Duration:00:39:14

When to Code (and when not to code)

5/14/2019
In a previous episode of the Learn to Code Podcast I discussed best practices for building a website. Today I want to discuss when NOT to build a website! As well as some cheap, and quick ways to validate your idea before you write a line of code. I've built a lot of websites that no one has ever visited.😭 I've seen clients spend $10,000 to build a website, and then afterwards never make an update! Without love, websites die. HTML ages like bread, not like wine. In this episode, I discuss...

Duration:00:10:41