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Book Review – JavaScript for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming

JavaScript for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming by Nick Morgan

No Starch Press sent me their new JavaScript for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming book for review on my dad blog. As you can tell by the title, the book is intended for kids. However, in my opinion, the book is a useful book for beginner programmers of all ages. JavaScript for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming (by Nick Morgan) is available now. It has a list price of $34.95, but you can currently purchase it on Amazon for $25.59.

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Ameba TV Review

Ameba, an IPTV company, sent me a set top box to review on my dad blog. The Ameba TV box is essentially a hard drive that enables dads and moms to download shows for their children watch on a regular TV. It’s kinda of like a combination of cable and Tivo. But instead of recording cable shows, parents download content with an Internet connection. And unlike cable, Ameba gives parents total control over what their children can watch by allowing them to preselect content from thousands of educational and music themed shows. The kids and I have used Ameba TV on and off for about a month now (we’re returning it soon).

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