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8th Light, Inc.
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8th Light’s Doug Bradbury outlines some key costs to consider when conducting a cost-benefit analysis on rewriting your application. Here are some important factors you may be overlooking.
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Wishing everyone a happy and peaceful Thanksgiving Day.
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Selecting a state management tool for your team is critical to their success, and there are a lot of important factors to consider. 8th Light’s Becca Nelson shares her experience using React Context API to drive her team’s efficiency.
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Join us at the POC Code & Chill meet-up is hosting a ReactJS workshop on December 5th at our Chicago office. The workshop will be taught by Mark Thompson, Coding Bootcamp Instructor at Northwestern University School of Professional Studies. We're looking forward to seeing everyone there excited to learn some React!
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It’s #RubyConf time! 8th Light had the opportunity to preview Jeremy Hanna and Molly Struve’s must-see presentations. Nicole Carpenter highlights key takeaways on these sessions to get you thinking!
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Questions are a great way to gain deeper insights and develop more innovative solutions. So, if it is such a powerful form of learning, why do we often stop ourselves from reaching out and seeking help? Tam Dao, crafter at 8th Light, addresses some fears around asking questions and what we can do to combat those fears.
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Effective problem solvers are able to apply knowledge across situations, in other terms, can think as generalists. 8th Light’s Makis Otman explains why it’s important to develop your strategic thinking skills, in conjunction with the deep knowledge dives as you refine your focused skill set.
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Digital communication continues to grow and is now a staple of our every day lives, but users still face the issue of how to communicate securely. GPG is a public key cryptography implementation that allows users to communicate securely and validate the origin of the information. 8th Light’s Aaron Lahey takes us on a walkthrough of how to set up and use GPG for the secure transmission of information between parties.
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You may think you are just typing in a web address - but there’s WAY more going on than that. 8th Light’s Avni Kothari breaks down the components of a domain name and helps connect all the moving parts of how we access the internet.
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Just like cracking the cover to a classic book, looking beneath the surface of ubiquitous software can reveal true beauty. 8th Light’s Kyle Annen explains the beauty inherent to database indexing.
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