Jay Garcia

Jay Garcia is co-founder and managing director at Modus Create. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran with 20 plus years of technology and consulting experience in leading RIA development for companies around the world. He is co-organizer of the NoVa.JS and NYC.JS meetups, and is actively involved in the software communities that provide business frameworks and technologies, which enable rich mobile and desktop web experiences.

Posts by Jay Garcia

September 16, 2014

A Direct Dive Into Angular Directives

Angular is awesome. Directives, on the other hand, can be a pain in the ass. They seem complex – their place in the application sometimes seems unclear, and using them...

July 16, 2014

Unit Testing w/ AngularJS

Oh how far we’ve come in the web development world. Cross-browser support and performance, once touted as core features, are now table stakes. Meanwhile, automated tests have become pretty much...

July 11, 2014

Writing Ext JS Overrides

Sencha Frameworks are well known because of their architecture, the way its classes are organized and structured. This is part of what makes it a leading framework in cross browser...

June 26, 2014

Drag and Drop basics with Ext JS

ExtJS drag and drop basics There are a lot of places where a developer can use a “Drag and Drop” implementation to help the user complete a certain process in...

June 5, 2014

The new SECRET to cloud and mobile

Once up a time in the world of IT, relatively simple IRR or NPV analysis gauged the financial wisdom of investing in automating a previously manual process. After initial automation,...

January 6, 2014

Rebooting Hardware Businesses

Previously I wrote about business model disruption as one of the 3 common contexts for mobile initiatives Modus Create engages in. A second is transition from hardware-based (HW) business to...

December 11, 2013

Lean: From Chevy Novas to Mobile Apps

Yesterday John Shook spoke about the origins of Lean and how GM, completely disrupted by Toyota, made an extraordinary pivot turning it’s worst manufacturing facility in Fremont into NUMMI. A...