Smart Travel Assistant

During the last five months of MSTI masters program Maks worked with a team of four students and representatives from a major airplane manufacturer to do research, develop a concept and build a prototype of a mobile application that is intended to assist travelers during their journey. During this project, Maks lead a multidisciplinary team […]

Read More

Google Summer of Code 2018

The result of this project is a website and a set of highly detailed tutorials for working with Processing on Raspberry Pi single board computers. There are two parts to this project that go hand-in-hand: Custom Website powered by Hugo static site generator Tutorial content with text, images, diagrams, code and video The website aims […]

Read More

NBC News – UX / UI / Frontend

During the three years that I worked at NBC Universal, I worked on dozens of UX/UI/Frontend development projects for NBCNews.com and Today.com. From creating widgets that were used by over a hundred news outlets (with over 10 million cumulative daily pageviews), to creating new editorial and publishing tools and processes, I created unique interfaces (for […]

Read More

NBC News – Video Fronts

During the first year of my work at NBC News I was tasked with implementing interactive user experience for the three major NBC News shows: Nightly News, Meet the Press and Dateline. In the first two months of working on the project I developed and delivered the first iteration of a framework that powered video […]

Read More

NBC News – Live Blogging platform

While working at NBC News, in the middle of 2015 I proposed that NBC News builds a live blogging platform in preparation for 2016 elections. After certain approvals and prep work, I was put in charge of communicating between multiple teams to build this product. We launched the live blogging platform in early 2016 and […]

Read More

NBC News – Web Performance

During the three years that I worked at NBC News, I cared a lot about web page optimization. For every project that I delivered within NBCNews, I ran extensive performance tests to ensure that the web pages are fast on desktop and mobile, are junk-free and enjoyable by the end users. As an example of […]

Read More

Delaunay Triangles

This project allows you to create beautiful high quality images featuring a nice pattern created from Delaunay triangulation and applying a flat surface shader. You can view the interactive demo (the finished tool) at: http://msurguy.github.io/triangles/. The source code of the project is released under flexible MIT license at: https://github.com/msurguy/triangles. The license allows you to modify or use the project […]

Read More

PanoPanda.co

I’ve created a service for sharing those big images that every modern phone can take: panoramas. When you try uploading them to Facebook or Instagram all you get is a thin stripe in the middle of nowhere. http://PanoPanda.co is a site for photographers and experienced panoramists allowing them to share HUGE photos (100+ Megapixel) with […]

Read More

Bootsnipp

Bootsnipp is an element gallery for web designers and web developers, anybody who is using Twitter Bootstrap will find this website essential in their craft. I created Bootsnipp as a repository of useful HTML snippets for web developers and over two years it has grown to over 15,000 users. The site features a few hundred Bootstrap snippets created […]

Read More

Laravel-tricks

Laravel Tricks was created to help Laravel community find and share interesting ways of using Laravel PHP framework. The idea is simple: When you work with Laravel long enough you find some cool ways of using it, and to other people they might seem as “tricks” so I thought to create a centralized place for all Laravel users to […]

Read More

BuiltWithLaravel.com

Builtwithlaravel.com is a website showcasing projects around the web that are built with the Laravel framework. The site allows users to submit links to projects that are built with Laravel in order to get more exposure. After a short approval process a screenshot and a description of the submitted site is posted for everyone to see. Currently the […]

Read More

MyMapList.com

Mymaplist.com is a website that allows users to create a list of pins on a map and share that map containing multiple locations. The site makes it extremely easy for travelers, business owners or realtors to share locations on a mobile friendly map. I built the site with Laravel PHP framework, BackboneJS, Google Maps API, Bootstrap […]

Read More