Joe Honton

Programmer, Author, Inventor

JOE HONTON'S biographical notes, portfolio, publications, and software development archives.


Tools, technologies, career highlights and portfolio
An infatuation with object-oriented JavaScript

Software Tools

Read Write Tools

Read Write Tools
Platform independent desktop apps for authors, publishers, webmasters, and software developers using the Electron framework.

Read Write Serve

Read Write Serve
HTTP/2 Server with modular JavaScript plugins, plus all the goodies you know you want!
The BEQUIESCE test harness for JavaScript
Because 99.999 doesn't just happen

Meet me on GitHub
Some open-source goodies

Visualization of data
JavaScript Orthographic Earth
Free-drifting Argo profiling floats

More J.O.E. websites

Domain Specific Languages
An author's markup language
A complete lossless expression of HTML

Nullipotent, declarative, and interpreted
No side effects, no surprises


Who needs a big press, when you can have your own small press?

There's a God for that
Optimism in the Face of Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Meltdowns

Another New Year's Eve Freshet
A survey of the Laguna de Santa Rosa floodplain

Read Write Grok
Follow along as Tangled Web Services boldly goes where tech has gone before.
Computational Solutions to Time Problems

You Can Help by Speaking Up
Can the Japanese Lead us to a Nuclear-free World?
2011 radionuclide dispersal near Fukushima


Columbus to Philadelphia
2010 Mawr cycloventure

Ohio to Erie Trail
2009 Cincinnati to Cleveland

Komatsu 小松市 to Takayama 高山
2008 journal entries


What could be simpler than one word per year?

The Well Versed Journal
A humorous masquerade of an all-too-serious newspaper

Lifetime learner
A few perspectives

An early take on the now popular concept of full stack
The Compleat Botanica: An online archive of plant nomenclature
An obituary website that was Facebooked into oblivion
JavaScript 3 modules, pre-dating JQuery

There's only one Joe Honton