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Разработка 8th Light Blog 11 января 2022 г. 0:00

As we enter a new year, it’s time to sharpen our No. 2 pencils and plan the year to come. And we’re excited to hit the ground running. Although we continue to improve and refine the ways our distributed team collaborates, we’re able to continue learn...... читать далее


Разработка 8th Light Blog 7 января 2022 г. 0:00

Built In today announced that 8th Light was honored in its 2022 Best Places To Work Awards, totalling five designations. The annual awards program includes companies of all sizes, from startups to those in the enterprise, and honors both remote-first...... читать далее

Careers Community

Разработка 8th Light Blog 28 декабря 2021 г. 0:00

Rust is one of Stack Overflow’s most loved languages, but the hype cycle of new programming languages has rarely resonated with video game developers. Although more traditional application developers often are eager to embrace every programming langu...... читать далее

8th Light University

Разработка 8th Light Blog 23 декабря 2021 г. 0:00

If you’ve attended an 8th Light University (8LU) in the last 5 years, you probably already know Nicole Carpenter. She spends her days helping one of 8th Light’s oldest clients modernize their massive system; and at night, she’s the do-it-all organize...... читать далее

Careers Spotlight

Разработка 8th Light Blog 21 декабря 2021 г. 0:00

React is gaining popularity because it’s so easy to work with. As a declarative language, it works like a factory for building UI components — you tell the system what to do and it figures out how to do it. You don’t need to worry about pesky implem...... читать далее

8th Light University Web Development

Разработка 8th Light Blog 15 декабря 2021 г. 0:00

Over the last week, cybersecurity experts and developers around the world have scrambled to understand and mitigate a frightening zero-day vulnerability in a popular Java library. The scope and severity of the Log4j vulnerability are both alarming...... читать далее

Coding Security

Разработка 8th Light Blog 14 декабря 2021 г. 0:00

The disruptive potential and explosive growth of programmable blockchains have fueled both optimism and cynicism alike. Optimists see an evolution of the read/write Web 2.0 that decentralizes ownership and empowers individual users. Cynics see hype,...... читать далее

Web3 Cryptocurrency Blockchain

Разработка 8th Light Blog 9 декабря 2021 г. 0:00

As we look back on 2021, embracing the good, the awkward, and the new normal of this past year, we’ve been reflecting on what it means to work as a software crafter. Software craft can mean something different to everyone, but we believe everyone can...... читать далее

Community Careers

Разработка 8th Light Blog 8 декабря 2021 г. 0:00

What do McDonald’s drive-thru lines, highway on-ramp metering lights, and stadium beer service all have in common with software? They’re all bound to the same laws of queuing theory. In this talk, 8th Light’s Head of Delivery Kevin Kotowski introdu...... читать далее

8th Light University Web Development

Разработка 8th Light Blog 30 ноября 2021 г. 0:00

Modern front-end development is a cornucopia of options and architectural strategies. A development team must survey the landscape and assemble a bespoke toolchain from the countless libraries, frameworks, plugins and design tools that are at their d...... читать далее

8th Light University Front-end Web Development

Разработка 8th Light Blog 23 ноября 2021 г. 0:00

A little over a year into her career as a software developer, New York City-based Naomi Dennis felt herself longing for projects that placed a higher priority on the quality and longevity of her work. Despite working on rewarding humanitarian project...... читать далее

Careers Spotlight

Разработка 8th Light Blog 12 ноября 2021 г. 0:00

Ever thought about a career in software development but didn’t know where to start? Eager to test your skills and immerse yourself in a holistic bootcamp experience? At 8th Light, we’re excited to announce the 2022 8th Light Apprenticeship Program...... читать далее


Разработка 8th Light Blog 14 октября 2021 г. 0:00

The speed of development and change in software engineering enables exponential growth and innovation. It can also give rise to ever-increasing complexity and the creation of systems that are as critical as they are fragile. As a result, in the real...... читать далее

Collaborative Craft

Разработка 8th Light Blog 12 октября 2021 г. 0:00

Fasten your seatbelts! Because while many of us were raised during a generation of “click-it-or-ticket” public awareness campaigns, the true story of how seat belts became a fixture in American automotive culture takes some surprising twists and turn...... читать далее

8th Light University Design Design For Safety

Разработка 8th Light Blog 28 сентября 2021 г. 0:00

Earlier this summer, a group of us started meeting weekly to discuss Jer Thorp’s new book, Living In Data. The book is built on Jer’s experiences throughout his career as an acclaimed designer and data scientist—his work has included residencies with...... читать далее

Community Craftsmanship Data

Разработка 8th Light Blog 23 сентября 2021 г. 0:00

Recently, I've come to discover the power and beauty of using FigJam as a way of defining user stories. For whatever reason, I hadn't spent a ton of time diagramming user flows like this, and instead have relied on drafting wireframes to get...... читать далее


Разработка 8th Light Blog 15 сентября 2021 г. 0:00

Coraline Ehmke’s path to the tech industry was non-traditional. It took someone to turn the key for her to find the community that she sought. 25 years later, Coraline is still working in tech and has been open about her experience as a trans person...... читать далее

Collaborative Craft

Разработка 8th Light Blog 2 сентября 2021 г. 0:00

“You can build an initial model, but you have to keep updating it. You have to continually operate it, doing things incrementally rather than trying to solve the whole problem in one go. One of the benefits is that we have a good framework for buildi...... читать далее

Collaborative Craft

Разработка 8th Light Blog 31 августа 2021 г. 0:00

You're on Ops. Debugging Error-s in Invoicing Rails app, as usual. They're stored in MySQL, and accessed through ActiveRecord and some helper methods. They've already been updated with a status_message, so now it's time to dig in and...... читать далее

Database Ruby Web Development

Разработка 8th Light Blog 24 августа 2021 г. 0:00

My first book, Design for Safety, is now available for purchase! This book is the culmination of more than 10 years of work. Before joining the tech field, I worked in the non-profit space and volunteered as a domestic violence educator and rape cri...... читать далее

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