Hi, I'm Becca!
I'm a software engineer who loves to design things. After previous career as an elementary fine arts teacher, I love helping artists and career changers understand software.
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In addition to my technical work, I am also passionate about mentoring, apprenticeship, and diversity and inclusion.
As an apprentice at 8th Light, I learned a lot about test-driven development. I learned about the red/green/refactor cycle where you write a…
In any interactive web application, we have state. Menus open and close, forms keep track of values, modals appear and disappear. But as our…
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.