Alexander Tkačenko

front-end web dev at Yandex, Moscow
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Russian translit adjusted to the Slavic esthetic RU
A project of the transliteration system of the Russian Cyrillic, with an online transliteration app, and also a placename translit app.

Palatalization in Vulgar Latin
A hypothesis on the cantarechanter phonetical change in medieval French.

Gothic Dictionary
A Gothic—English and English—Gothic dictionary with etymologies.

Ongoing vowel reduction in Russian
Schwa-dropping in modern Russian.

Dialect map
Geotagged records of the Alemannic dialects of German spoken across and around Switzerland.


Pencraft Space
A way to publish online via shared files with the power of Markdown and TeX.

Web essentials
Customizable CSS styles for plain HTML components. A way to customizable UIs with minimal markup.

JS doctest
A Python-inspired utility for minimalistic unit testing of JS code.


Night sky map
A model of the celestial sphere with the stars and constellations observable with the naked eye. Also in a sort of a van Gogh style.

Real-time positions of the Sun and the Moon.


Spectral peaks
An infrared (FTIR) absorption spectrum analysis utility.

A simulation of a charged particle travelling through a nanoscale layered structure based on the transfer-matrix method.


A simple 3D graphics demo based on the 2D graphics primitives. It is the playground prototype of the celestial sphere model.

A JS framework for building clean loosely coupled self-contained web app components, or tiles. With a classic to-do list app demo.

A Google Maps jQuery plugin that simplifies the use of the Google Maps API v3 by shaping its features in a jQuery-like fashion.