Who is ShakaCode?

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This gesture is more than just a mere wave or thumbs up. The shaka is a symbol of the “Aloha spirit,” which is the coordination of the mind and spirit to think and exude good feelings to others. Megan Denny, padi.com

by Justin Gordon with help from the ShakaCode Team, September, 2015

Who is ShakaCode?

It’s the global web development software consultancy and product company started by Justin Gordon, AKA “railsonmaui” in the Ruby on Rails world. We’re focused on what we believe to be the best technologies for web development. Today, those are Ruby on Rails and React. But it’s not just us, we like to think that it’s the larger WE in the open source community that loves collaborating on beautiful code.

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ShakaCode Team

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Justin Gordon

Justin Gordon

Aloha! Inspired by the Ruby on Rails Community, Justin began blogging on RailsOnMaui and working on open source. A philosophy of sharing, plus React/Webpack/Rails integration, developed into ShakaCode! A family, coding, and surfing in Maui create a healthy life balance.

Alex Fedoseev

Alex Fedoseev

Alex started in web-analytics & marketing, then web development with Ruby on Rails, and has recently been focusing on the React + Flux ecosystem with a Rails backend. Alex shares his experience through a personal blog, medium & github. Coding & surfing FTW!

Alexey Karasev

Alexey Karasev

Alexey has worked in investment business for several years, programming as a hobby in his free time. After some time, he decided to quit his investment job to pursue his real passion and started programming full-time. He has experience in backend development (Rails, Node, Golang, Hadoop), frontend (Angular, React) and native iOS apps development in Swift and Obj-C.

Ali Pearson

Ali Pearson

Ali loves code, but only as a spectator for now. Meanwhile, she manages everything else at ShakaCode, so the coders can stay in THE ZONE. Ali also orchestrates all aspects of Sugar Ranch Maui, helps at the kids' school. She has no free time. :-)

Andrey Ashgaliev

Andrey Ashgaliev

Andrey is a software developer from Kazakhstan. He has been engaged in various technologies in his career, from sysadmin tasks and developing scripts on VBA, to developing websites on the PHP / JS stack. Recently, he got passionate about React technology and everything connected to it. In his free time, he likes to spend with his family and friends.

Eugene Arkhipov

Eugene Arkhipov

Eugene is a passionate designer who loves creating beautiful and effective products. He believes that design is not just about how a product looks but also how it works, so he does his best to provide users with a great experience.

Judah Meek

Judah Meek

Judah comes to ShakaCode from Texas. He loves programming and professional web development. In his free time, he hacks open source, especially ShakaCode’s.

Marcus Sá

Marcus Sá

Marcus is a Software Engineer from Brazil who loves to transform code into products that make people more productive and less stressed. He also loves working remotely, watching American football, reading horror books, and playing with his Arduino.

Mario Perez

Mario Perez

Mario is a Computer Scientist from Spain. Ruby lover and refactoring maniac who enjoys working remotely. When he's not pointing out code smells, he's probably in a crossfit box or dancing salsa & bachata.

Renan Aguiar

Renan Aguiar

Renan discovered programming at university and quickly abandoned his original course of study to immerse himself in the coding world. He now works as a software engineer embracing Javascript and Ruby. Renan is 3.14 times more productive while listening to music.

Sergey Tarasov

Sergey Tarasov

Sergey has worked as an international corporate lawyer and an executive in the heavy equipment industry. In pursuit of more balanced and enjoyable lifestyle, he's now pursuing his passion for programming. He loves yoga, healthy lifestyle & family time.

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