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

August 26, 2013

Building a custom PhoneGap plugin for iOS

Many of us are used to developing mobile HTML5 applications with various frameworks and have wanted to dive into hybrid application development. Of those who actually create hybrid mobile HTML5...

August 20, 2013

How Agile Brings QA and Dev Together

If a piece of software is going to rise above the rest and perform well, two groups have to work well together: dev and QA. Implementing an Agile process can...

August 6, 2013

Sencha Space solves BYOD headaches

At Senchacon 2013, Sencha unveiled Sencha Space to the world. CTO of Modus Create, Jay Garcia was asked to weigh in on a conversation revolving around Sencha Space at CRN.com,...

July 26, 2013

SenchaCon 2013 Recap

Alas, SenchaCon 2013 has come and went. It was a busy, fun, productive, but very rewarding week for us. As a Gold Sponsor and Sencha Premier Partner, this was something...

July 24, 2013

BlackBerry Z10 – We're a winner!

We’re a winner in the BlackBerry Lighthouse competition and created one of the best apps. The competition was hard and the stakes were high, but we pushed through some late...

January 9, 2013

Meet the Atlantic Wire iPad HTML5 App

Introducing The Atlantic Wire iPad App, Built with HTML5 The Atlantic Wire is an amazing iPad app built entirely with HTML5 using Sencha Touch. The Modus Create team worked side...

October 10, 2012

Living healthier – my first year

This is the story of my mental and physical transformation that began in August 2011. I’m sharing my story in the hopes that sharing my experience will help someone consider...

October 8, 2012

JavaScript Performance Tips (Video)

Filmed at our NoVa JS meetup on 10/2/2012, Grgur Grisogono discusses JavaScript Performance tips. This video goes along with Grgur’s recent blog post covering JavaScript Performance Tips.

August 30, 2012

Monit – Easy Monitoring

I recently started working on a project using delayed_job as a queuing system for sending batch email.  The email being sent contained a weekly digest of the events for the...