Dmitry Leskov

Opening My First Ever Donations Season

"Start donating to the authors of free and open source programs that I am using" was one of my failed New Year resolutions on multiple occasions. It is not anymore, and I hope this post will inspire you to follow suit.

How I Would Have Price Positioned JetBrains Toolbox

Now that my previous post on the topic has got so much attention from Reddit users, as a software engineer turned marketer I feel obliged to follow up.

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What Microsoft Got Right That JetBrains Didn’t

Blog postsrants, angry tweets, comment threads hundreds of items long — the user community has unleashed quite some emotion onto JetBrains after the company’s decision to change the pricing model for its desktop products to 100% subscription-based. The news seems to have made the day for Eclipse guys, and at least one other commercial IDE vendor, though.

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