Dmitry Leskov

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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. I do not know for sure the reasons for JetBrains to introduce subscriptions in the first place, but judging just by the price points, it does not [...]

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 [...]

Scala Stream Hygiene III: Scalaz EphemeralStream Fills Quite A Canyon

Scalaz, an open-source pure functional programming library for Scala, provides the EphemeralStream class that does not exhibit the memory leak issues inherent to the standard scala Stream. However, it carries its own set of problems: memory overheads, performance penalties, and application disk footprint increase.


Cat in the Cloud: Apache Tomcat in Amazon EC2. Part I, Part II, Part III.

Protect Your Java Code - Through Obfuscators And Beyond.

Convert Java to EXE - Why, When, When Not and How.

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