Alex Stubbs is a developer focusing on all aspects of Ruby on Rails applications. Alex holds an Masters of Mathematics from University of Durham and MSci in Computer Science from the University of Bath, and as such brings an analytical mind to the world of web applications. He advocates building it right first time, transparency and the use of empowering tools to make things come to life, and stresses the importance of good architecture. Born in Romania but living in the UK since 1993, Alex holds his latin roots dear to his heart and loves traveling. He also has in interest in sustainability, living in harmony with nature and not reinventing the wheel. In his spare time you are likely to find him on a dance floor either enjoying salsa or teaching it, or building all manners of things.