Hello, I'm Stanko, a software engineer in Belgrade, writing mostly about JavaScript and React.

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Letters from Sarajevo

Today. I have a very personal project to share with you all.

Letters from Sarajevo is a web adaptation of the book of the same name. My brother wrote the book using authentic letters our father sent us while being stuck in Sarajevo during the war in the nineties.

For more information about the book, please check about page.

One of the images from the book, soldier lying on the cannon which is plugged with a cork

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Metaballs

I’m all about generative art these days. Today, I present you Metaballs, my latest creation. It is one of those projects that I visualized in my head and managed to pull it off exactly how I imagined it.

Somehow I came up with an idea to generate spheres, smoothly merge them to get organic looking shapes, which then I would slice up and render the I ordered a pen plotter and that is the reason I’m focused on producing vector files.

One of the final images looks like this (click on it to see more):

"Ginger", image generated using Metaballs

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Neon, generative art piece made using 2d vector field

Recently I started playing with generative art. I’m new to the whole thing and I’m absolutely enjoying it. Today I want to show you the first generative art project I’m satisfied with.

It is called Neon and you can check it out here or by clicking on the image below.

Example image generated by Neon

I will try to explain in detail how Neon works, however this won’t be a coding tutorial. But it is an open source project, and code is available here.

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Into 2020

Last time I wrote one of these recaps was in 2016. Not sure why I waited three years to write another, and from now on I’ll try to do these annually.

2019 was a good year for me, and I want to highlight a couple of things.

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Three.js extrude SVG path

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These days I’m playing with three.js again. I’m not an expert but I enjoy playing with graphics.

Conveniently, a friend of mine sent me this Dribble, and I thought it would be a perfect exercise to try making it. I still haven’t done it, but I did some exploration on how to built it.

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