In my more recent articles, I’ve compared and contrasted the rules that govern variables in Ruby with the corresponding JavaScript mechanics. In particular, I’ve examined the three JS keywords with which variables are declared: var, let and const. …

This article will also discuss let, but since that particular JavaScript variable declaration keyword was featured in the title of my last article, const gets top billing this time. …

Hopefully, that superfluous “a” in the title is an adequate shoutout to Paul McCartney and the Beatles.

Let, or rather let, along with const, came along in the middle of last decade, and created such a shift in the paradigm of JavaScript variables that Flatiron School now advises its students to literally never use its predecessor, var. But they still taught us about it, so we won’t…

JavaScript. My Flatiron School bully, who eventually grew to embrace (or at least tolerate) me. As mentioned in my last article, I had difficulty making the leap from Ruby. One major difference between the two languages, as mentioned in my last article, is the scope of local variables. In both…

Earlier this month Volvo announced its plan to stop selling purely non-electric cars by 2025. And by 2030, no hybrids either; its entire fleet will be incapable of consuming fossil fuels. Kudos to them for stepping up their ecological stewardship. …

SpaceX is at it again, steadily progressing in their efforts to shift the paradigm of the human condition through the development and utilization of reusable vessels, rockets and technology that will hopefully make space travel available to the masses. In 2018, Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa purchased nine seats on a…

After gaining independence from the British in 1948, the people of Myanmar, aka Burma, lived under military rule from 1962 to 2011, when the armed forces permitted the people to establish and enjoy a type of civilian-military joint government, and the country finally joined the internet. Last month, however, the…

Personally, I wouldn’t call it a “Starship.” Unlike the Enterprise in Star Trek, the vessel in which Elon Musk’s SpaceX hopes to send humans to Mars won’t be capable of surpassing, reaching or even approaching the speed of light; so interstellar travel simply won’t be feasible. Still, putting a man…

J’onn “Martian Manhunter” J’onzz sky-strolling with Superman’s cousin, Kara “Supergirl” Zor-El

“I am Mars’ sole survivor. There is a reason for that.”

J’onn J’onzz , aka Martian Manhunter, of DC Comics

While Superman’s a household name, most Americans probably don’t know that he may not have been the Justice League’s most powerful member. That distinction may go to the above-quoted…

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