Hey there! I'm Aleksandr.

I'm a software engineer and writer with an eye for creating beautiful, responsive designs. I love learning new things and sharing my discoveries with others. You can read my blog, learn more about me, or get in touch.

Recent Blog Posts

  1. Reading books isn't something that everyone enjoys. But if you used to like reading but can no longer get past the ... Read this post

  2. On paper, Tailwind CSS sounds like a great idea. In reality, it suffers from the same problems that it tries to solve. Read this post

  3. Learn the basics of SVGs so you can code your own SVG icons by hand, without always relying on icon libraries. Read this post

  4. Margins are what you typically use to define a layout's vertical rhythm. But CSS Grid offers a better alternative. Read this post

  5. If it were up to me, things wouldn't end this way. We had some great times together, but now it's time to say goodbye. Read this post

Software Projects

I have experience with a wide range of stacks and enjoy working on projects that have a strong UI/UX component. Below are just some of my software projects that I'm most proud of.

  • Scribe

    Text editor developed with the Qt framework. Features standard file operations, syntax highlighting, brace autocomplete, and auto-indentation.

    • c++
    • qt5
    • qtcreator
  • CattleLog

    A mobile app that provides easy access to cattle records for the VanWagner Cattle farm.

    • android
    • mobile dev
    • kotlin
    • sql
  • U.S. Gun Crimes

    A database-driven web app that lets you explore U.S. gun crimes for 2013–2018.

    • react
    • typescript
    • express
    • sql
  • This Website!

    My online resume and blog, developed with Jekyll, HTML5, Sass, and JavaScript. Built with a mobile-first responsive design.

    • jekyll
    • html5
    • sass
    • javascript
  • Embody

    Embody is a top-down dungeon crawler inspired by the Binding of Isaac where you can possess slain enemies to assume their model, stats, and weapon.

    • c#
    • unity
    • game-ai
  • Want to see more of my work?

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