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. How to Format Code on Save in VS Code with ESlint

    Improve your developer experience by setting up ESLint and configuring VS Code to format code on save for JavaScript, TypeScript, and React projects.

  2. CRLF vs. LF: Normalizing Line Endings in Git

    Line endings can differ from one OS to another. Learn the history behind CRLF and LF line endings and how to enforce line endings in git.

  3. How Writing Can Help You Become a Better Developer

    Writing is likely one of the last skills you associate with software development. But it plays a key role in a developer's life and can help you build a more successful career.

  4. Remember to Set a Width and Height on Your Images

    Layout shifts can be annoying and may even hurt your page's ranking, but you can minimize them by setting a width and height on images.

  5. Why You No Longer Enjoy Reading

    Reading books isn't something that everyone enjoys. But if you used to like reading but can no longer get past the first chapter of a new book, there may be a few reasons why.

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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