January 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.
December 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?”
October 14, 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?”
October 14, 2019
Want to land a job as a content marketer? What skills should you learn? Do content marketers need to learn to code? 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.
September 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.
September 8, 2019
This week I chat with Sahil Lavingia ( 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.
August 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.
July 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.
July 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.
June 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.
June 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.   In my chat with Nathan we discuss: How to design a career, strategies for choosing projects, and behind the scenes of early startups: General Assembly, Product Hunt, Substack, and Gimlet Media (home to the Reply All, StartUp and Crimetown Podcast).
June 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, the recent split with Medium, and future of the publication.
June 2, 2019
Buddy Galletti is a FullStack Academy student. He's currently enrolled in their 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.
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. 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 should web designer be asking for 2019?”
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 to explain the differences in terms of skill level, programming languages, and salary.
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. In this episode, we talk about the various resources that Irma used to learn to code (Codecademy, freeCodeCamp, One Month). How helpful were each of these coding courses? Which was the most helpful? What did she use first?
May 14, 2019
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. In this episode, you'll learn how some successful companies like Dropbox, the Skimm, and Oculus Riff all launched with a MVP (minimum viable product), aka. without writing a single line of code.
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.
May 2, 2019
Meaghan always dreamed of working and living abroad. She loved Latin America, and so "Latin American Politics" seemed like her ticket out. But...
April 30, 2019
In just 10 minutes Chris Castiglione (One Month) shares his advice on How to Build a Website in 2019. ❤️  When should you use Squarespace? WordPress? Or build a website from scratch?
April 29, 2019
Mike Heavers (@heaversmike) has been designing, strategizing, and coding for the web for over 20 years. He works with HTML, React, JavaScript, Python as well as, other tools like After Effects, Ableton, and most recently Machine Learning. He's also worked with companies like Nike, Facebook, Lululemon and universities like Cornell and Carnegie Mellon. Today, we'll be discussing what goes into being a successful freelance developer. In this episode you'll learn:  Freelancer vs. Consultant: What's the difference? What is a web agency? How did you land your job at your first Web Development Agency? How do you find clients? How do you know what to charge your clients? How do you do invoicing and pricing? What are the best resources to stay up to date on web development? What's the best language to learn if you want to become a freelance web developer? You can find Mike on Twitter @heaversmike.  Learn to Code HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, Ruby and more at That’s also where you can find all of the podcast transcripts, and links mentioned in the show. 
April 19, 2019
Chris Coyier (@chriscoyier) is co-host of the ShopTalk podcast, built, one of my favorite resources for staying up-to-date with HTML, CSS and all things front-end. He also co-founded CodePen, a popular coding playground for HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.  In my interview with Chris Coyier we discuss: How Chris Coyier learned to code!  What's a front-end developer? What resources do you use to stay up to date on web dev? Lessons learned from over 300+ episodes of the ShopTalkShow Podcast How many blog posts has Chris written for CSS-Tricks? (You won't' believe the answer)  Listen to Chris Coyier on his coding podcast: ShoptalkShow: Learn to Code HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, Ruby and more at That's also where you can find all of the podcast transcripts, and links mentioned in the show.
April 19, 2019
Today, we are talking with Mattan Griffel about how to learn Python. Mattan teaches code to MBAs — at Columbia Business School. He also teaches the Learn Python course here at One Month.
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