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.
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