Articles by Rudy Jahchan

Rudy Jahchan

Rudy Jahchan

Proposals and Processes in Your Professional Life – Carbon Five Santa Monica Talk Night October 19th

Another month, another talk night in Santa Monica! This month’s talks on October 19th cover the softer skills of a professional’s life such participating in conferences and running processes before they run into the ground. First, we are happy to have engineer and advocate Carina Zona! She’s in town to speak at the SCNA conference

Rudy Jahchan

Rudy Jahchan

Services and Serverless – Carbon Five LA Talk Night August 17th

The micro-services push is on with developers writing simpler applications that interact with each other. But how do you deploy these services? Manage versions and discoverability? Learn two approaches from our August 17th Talk Night speakers as they cover using Docker or going completely server-less with Amazon Web Services’ Lambda! First we’ll have Samuel Chow,

Rudy Jahchan

Rudy Jahchan

C5 Labs: Vrogger

  For the last two weeks a few of us here at Carbon Five Santa Monica explored our latest love, Virtual Reality, by creating a game from scratch. We had a hard time limit of two weeks and our team was small. Just Bhavna, Sidney, Nicole, and Rudy working on a full game experience, with

Rudy Jahchan

Rudy Jahchan

DIY Pokemon Go: Our Experience Building an Augmented Reality Scavenger Hunt

  Thanks to PokemonGO, the streets are filled with people racing around cities, stopping to interact with virtual characters they could see through their phone camera. The experience is familiar to us at Carbon Five; 6 months ago we were doing the same thing on the streets of San Francisco playing our own augmented reality

Rudy Jahchan

Rudy Jahchan

Design by Listening Inside and Out – Carbon Five LA Talk Night July 20th

Designing good UX is an iterative process that begins and ends with the same core action; listening. But who do we listen to and how? As the speakers of our July 20th design themed Talk Night will demonstrate, you listen to everyone! Whether they’re the person you believe your product is for or your fellow

Rudy Jahchan

Rudy Jahchan

Elixir Extravaganza – Carbon Five LA Talk Night June 15th 2016

Excitement continues to grow around the functional programming language Elixir and it’s web framework Phoenix. Many are intrigued by the pair’s ability to scale due to the Erlang VM while remaining maintainable and understandable thanks to their Ruby and Rails pedigree. But is it production ready? Should you consider it for your next project? Basically,

Rudy Jahchan

Rudy Jahchan

April 21st 2016 Talk Night at Carbon Five LA – Sketching for UX

Great communication is at the heart of a great team with the free and clear exchange of ideas flowing between design, development, and product. However, we’ve all had moments where the team gets “blocked” on a design; some members struggling putting their thoughts into words, others feel they have to provide high quality comps, while

Rudy Jahchan

Rudy Jahchan

Oct 21st 2015 Talk Night at Carbon Five LA – Getting Back to (Developing) the Future

October 21st, 2015. A day historic before it ever happened. For those of you who don’t know why STOP READING THIS POST AND GO WATCH BACK TO THE FUTURE II. Go on, we’ll wait. Back? You’re welcome. As you now know, October 21st, 2015 is when everyhero Marty McFly is due to arrive. To celebrate,

Rudy Jahchan

Rudy Jahchan

Getting Started in Virtual Reality with JavaScript [Video]; Announcing Android Workshop

Virtual Reality is something we at Carbon Five have been playing around with the past few months, learning not only how to get started but how we can use our current toolset to work within the growing field. That’s why I was excited two weeks ago to give a talk on getting started in virtual

Rudy Jahchan

Rudy Jahchan

Vintage Terminal Effect in CSS3

Recently I revamped my personal website. For the most part I kept it simple, having it generated by Middleman with styling and layout provided by Bootstrap. However, I wanted my header to reflect my love of the command-line and 80s nostalgia by having it act like a vintage terminal similar to Cathode app: scanlines, screen

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