Articles by Ken Shimizu

Ken Shimizu

Ken Shimizu

Setting Up React Native Build Environments Using NativeModules

React Native is an emerging platform in the mobile space that allows developers to write native apps in Javascript without having to learn Java or Swift. It’s great conceptually, but developers end up having to write NativeModules (for iOS and Android) anyway because it lacks the tools that other frameworks generally provide. In this blog

Ken Shimizu

Ken Shimizu

Sharing and Testing Code in React with Higher Order Components

Higher Order Components (HoC) in React can be simple to use and test. If you haven’t read about HoC’s and how and why they’ve replaced mixins, check out this great Medium post by Dan Abramov. Most of the resources and examples that I found online about higher order components are complex, and don’t include a

Ken Shimizu

Ken Shimizu

Junior Jump – Speaker Panel

Here at Carbon Five, we have been making an increased effort to reach out to the growing junior developer community to provide guidance and mentorship. We piloted an event series dubbed Junior Jump, catered towards helping entry level developers prepare for their engineering careers. A few weeks ago, as a part of this event series,

Ken Shimizu

Ken Shimizu

The Junior Jump – A Retrospective

One of our goals here at Carbon Five is to play a bigger part in mentoring the growing community of junior developers. Last week, we took a big step toward that goal by hosting our first ‘Junior Jump’ event in our Santa Monica office. The event, a follow up to this blog post, was centered

Ken Shimizu

Ken Shimizu

The Junior Jump – Life After Coding Bootcamps

As a former Dev Bootcamp (DBC) student, I get a lot of inquiries from recent grads asking for tips on landing a job. I was lucky to get into the DBC early, graduating from the second cohort a year and a half ago, and the job market was quick to pick us up. However, after

What can we help you with?

Tell us a bit about your project, or just shoot us an email.

Interested in a Career at Carbon Five? Check out our job openings.