joshua wilcox profile

My name is Joshua Wilcox and I am a Boston based software engineer specializing in billing and payment systems. I love rock climbing, hiking, traveling and amatuer photographer. Ccurrently I work at Zipcar as a technical lead on the billing and payments team and my next adventure is to Montana for some hiking and climbing.

Recent posts

Dynamic profile image using React hooks and Context API

When i started redesigning scotchy.co I wanted the user interface to feel fluid and dynamic without a lot of obvious page loads. React obviously allows you to do this with state very easily, but it can be quite cumbersome to manage the state throughout the different layers of nested components.

Auto deploying Gatsby with Gitlab

When I was redesigning this site, i decided to use Gatsby for building the site for its flexibility and ease of use, while still being able to use React.js. Gatsby is great because of the ease of 3rd party integrations with various sources for both data and images.

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Recent shots

Redwoods at Big Basin Redwoods State ParkWest coast sunset from the shores of Santa CruzEmpty Pool along the ocean in St Thomas USVI