We write beautiful web applications that are durable and free of defects in workmanship.
8th Light is a software consultancy that is passionate about building productive long-term partnerships with its clients, its employees, and the software community.
Our team of multi-disciplined software professionals are experts in applying the principles and practices of software craftsmanship in all different languages and frameworks. Whether training in a classroom setting, developing in our Studio, or embedded inside of client teams, we follow principled processes that prioritize the long-term health of the software.
Our innovative Modern Apprenticeship Program emphasizes hands-on learning curated by a working professional, and prepares developers from a wide range of backgrounds to have long careers on our team as professional developers and consultants.
8th Light promotes the idea of software craftsmanship by organizing and hosting events, talks, and conferences. You can view some of our past MeetUp talks on 8th Light’s YouTube page.
How to become a software craftsman
At 8th Light, we craft software—from web applications to robotics—that is beautiful, durable, and shows pride in workmanship.
We are skilled.
We have expertise in a variety of programming languages. We offer a suite of services designed to meet the needs of your web, mobile, and embedded projects.
We are agile.
We iterate rapidly to deliver on time and under budget. To ensure success we program in pairs, drive development through tests, and continuously integrate.
We are principled.
We maintain partnerships with clients that are meaningful, respectful, and productive. We'll listen closely to your needs, and work hard to exceed your expectations.
We are educators.
We offer apprenticeships that will push the limits of your knowledge, and help prepare you for a career in software development.