I’m Alex Cruise. I live in Vancouver, BC, Canada and am an experienced software architect, specializing in SOA and the Java ecosystem. Lately I’ve become a big fan of Scala .

Hire Me!

If you need a Software Architect, Java Team Lead or embryonic-phase CTO I’m your man! [PDF] or [DOC])

Contacting Me

If you were to combine my first name, a certain very special symbol, and the domain name of this website, you could send me email. I don’t know why I bother with the obfuscation though, since I’m already inundated with spam.

You can follow me on Twitter if you’re really bored.

Cluon Flux?!

The Cluon is the carrier particle of cluefulness, and thus the antiparticle of the bogon. “Cluon Flux” therefore denotes the amount of cluefulness flowing through some medium per unit time.


It’s from Yo Gabba Gabba, an insane/cool kids’ show. You wouldn’t understand.