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Learn to Code in One Month

May 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...


May 22, 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...


May 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...


May 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...


May 8, 2019

Brett Martin teaches Digital Literacy for Decision Makers (with me!) at Columbia University Business School. In this conversation, we share our curriculum, notes, and stories teaching digital literacy to MBAs. 

In this lesson you'll learn: 

  • Brett's definition of digital literacy 
  • How to tell if someone is digitally...