My Book is Now Available for Preorder at Barnes & Noble

My book Elementary JavaScript – JavaScript for Elementary and Middle School Kids is now available for pre-order at Barnes & Noble. The expected publication date is Oct 31st. I’m currently awaiting editing and proofreading. It will be available on Amazon at around the same time but will be more expensive there. The book uses the…

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A Phaser 3 Tutorial Implemented in ES6

This tutorial by Richard Davey is a really nice introduction to Phaser 3, using it to make a simple game. Before I work with my son on using Phaser, I’ve rewritten it to use ES6 classes in JavaScript. You can download the source code here. The assets are included and distributed with permission. Assuming you…

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The King of Mangoes in the US

This entire site could have been about mangoes. Seriously. Nothing but mangoes. I don’t know how I went this long without talking about mangoes. Different varieties of mangoes, what time of the year you get them, how do you know the perfect day to cut them? What are the different ways to eat different kinds…

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2018 EV and Tesla Market Share Update

2018 was the year Tesla took over. Tesla commanded ~65% of the plugin market in December: For the full year 2018, Tesla had 53% market share. GM, with the second largest market share was at only 10%: The Model 3 similarly took over the US Compact Luxury sedan market: In fact, Tesla sold so many…

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