The Largest Challenge Is Communications
In this interview Anastasia Kazakova talked to Lenyo Lee, JetBrains Regional Sales Manager in China and the Chinese-speaking market, and also the General Manager of the JetBrains Shanghai office. They discussed her career from developer to regional market manager and the best way to connect European and Chinese cultures. Anastasia: Hi Lenyo, tell us about your path to JetBrains. Lenyo: It has been an adventure! When I joined JetBrains in 2014, I was the first regional sales representative, starting as a one-person team and taking care of all kinds of tasks in Greater China, from business de
Delivering Nice and Neat Results
Dmitry Jemerov, Head of Product for the IntelliJ department, answered Roman Poborchiys questions about the most famous JetBrains product, the culture of exploring the IDE, his co-authored book about Kotlin, and working for Google.
Once a Developer, Always a Developer
Alina Komissarova, Coordinator of JetBrains Educational Projects who is based in Novosibirsk, Russia, interviewed her fellow Siberian Tagir Valeev, Java Tech Lead in IntelliJ IDEA. They talked about what life and work are like for someone who feels the never-ceasing drive to develop, share his knowledge, and learn Japanese.
State of the event industry: the perspective of tech conference organizers and developers
“I don’t think the fundamental reason why people attend conferences has changed or is going to change – it’s about those meaningful connections.”Kevin McDonald, Chief Commercial Officer at Web Summit TL;DR The event industry has had to change significantly to adapt to the pandemic and it is continuing to transform. Globally, all the different entities involved – attendees, speakers, organizers, and sponsors – have had to adjust to this new reality. While preparing JetBrains Connect episode #8, we asked event attendees and organizers about how the industry is tackling these new c
The big question I like to ask is, “What can we create that would be helpful to a million of people?”
Anna Kutarba, RubyMine Team Lead, interviewed her JetBrains colleague Konstantin Bulenkov, UI Team Lead and the person behind JetBrains Mono, Darcula, JetBrains Runtime, and the Toolbox App. Konstantin shared his insights about innovating in areas where no more innovations were thought possible, inspiring teammates, and making products that are used by millions. Konstantin Bulenkov, UI Team Lead at JetBrains You've been creating user interfaces at JetBrains for almost 10 years. How did you wind up working in UI/UX? I guess it happened naturally. JetBrains uses a lot of dogfooding, which is
A Chat with Semyon Atamas: Fortran Plugin Developer and Marketplace Technical Lead
Semyon Atamas is the technical lead for JetBrains Marketplace. In this interview, he shares his story with Yungyeong Heo from the JetBrains Brand Marketing team. He talks about his job, as well as his plugin for Fortran and some interesting stories behind it.
QA Is Like Playing Chess Against Bugs
Anna Kutarba is a QA Engineer for JetBrains RubyMine with a PhD in Physical and Mathematical Sciences. Learn about Anna's QA karma, her relationship with bugs, and the luck and determination that help her stay on track in this interview with Ekaterina Ivanova, a JetBrains Technical Writer and Copywriter.
Digital Marketers at JetBrains: Advertising, Analytics, and Data-Processing Experts
Roman Prokashev, the Team Lead of Digital Marketing, shared his vision of internet marketing at JetBrains with Artem Sarkisov, a PMM for IntelliJ IDEA
JetBrains at the ICPC North America Championship 2020
The first ICPC North America Championship (ICPC NAC 2020) took place February 19–23, 2020. The top teams from the ICPC North America Regional Contests advanced to the ICPC NAC in Atlanta, Georgia, hosted by the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. JetBrains was proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the event. We were also honored to receive an ICPC North America Outstanding Community Leadership Award for our three-year commitment to their North America Regional Contests, participation in the ICPC World Finals, and service as the official ICPC Global Programming Tools Sponsor. J
Software Development the JetBrains Way: Dogfooding and Other Key Principles
JetBrains has turned 20, and over the years, we've honed methods for development that match the style, values, and needs of our company. These processes work so well for us that we want to share them with others. Dogfooding, for example, has always played a central role in the development of our products, and with this video we want to share its role in our creative process with you. In the software development industry, dogfooding is the practice of testing your products within your company, using them as the end users would. Effectively, you have to eat your own dog food to ensure that yo
From PMM to PM? What does it mean to be a product manager?
Tatiana Vasilyeva, Product Manager for JetBrains Educational Products, shares her story with Maria Lebedeva, QA Engineer in the MPS project, about finding inspiration and fulfillment in her work. Tatiana Vasilyeva, Product Manager for JetBrains Educational Products Table of Contents: Journey to Product Management RubyMine A Good Release Personal Efficiency Educational Products and Educational Content Project-Based Learning Journey to Product Management Maria Lebedeva: I want to begin with the fact that you and me, we both followed the same path: we went to the Physics and Mathe
Help and Inspire. Interview with Hadi Hariri, Team Lead in Developer Advocacy at JetBrains
Anastasia Kazakova, our Product Marketing Manager for C++ tools, talks with Hadi Hariri, Team Lead in Developer Advocacy at JetBrains, about teaching people, helping, and inspiring them. Hadi Hariri, team lead in Developer Advocacy at JetBrains Being a developer advocate, are you closer to the users or to the product teams you are working with? I think we're kind of in the middle, which I believe is an important place to be for a developer advocate. We are the bridge between the product teams and users. Okay, then being in the middle, how do you advocate developers' needs when thousands of