Vitalij Kudresov

A Software Engineer and Entrepreneur.


Is Photoshop dying for web designers?


Working for some time in design (few years ago) I have primarily used Photoshop for all as it’s an industry standard. Then one day I found out that friend of mine (a professional UI/UX designer) is using a non mainstream editor called Xara. And when I have asked him why he is using it instead of Photoshop he gave quite a few good reasons like:


Run your POC app for free on Heroku

In this blog I am going to walk you through how to run a production (non mission-critical) application on Heroku for free. I will point out some gotchas which got me the first time I was setting it up, so you don’t have to make those mistakes as well.

Why Heroku?


Is Photoshop dying for web designers?


Working for some time in design (few years ago) I have primarily used Photoshop for all as it’s an industry standard. Then one day I found out that friend of mine (a professional UI/UX designer) is using a non mainstream editor called Xara. And when I have asked him why he is using it instead of Photoshop he gave quite a few good reasons like:


Was Google Polymer inspired by WPF?


After watching a Google Polymer video I have decided to share some of my .Net developer feelings about the future of the web from my perspective.

Web and desktop 4 years ago

Few years ago I was standing at the crossroad between Windows desktop apps development and Web. And when I starting comparing XAML/WPF/C…