About Joel Garcia

Founder @AllCodeCom, CTO @ConsejoSano_US, VPE @LiveVox, VPE Med-VantageSan Francisco, CA

Setting up your Ethereum Eth Environment on a Mac OS X

By |June 27th, 2017|

Setting up your Ethereum Eth Development Environment on a Mac OS X
Firstly, to install Ethereum Eth download the latest stable binary of cpp-ethereum, and install on your chosen operating system.

I’m running on Mac so I’ll install via Homebrew
brew update
brew upgrade
brew tap ethereum/ethereum
brew install cpp-ethereum

In the installation of cpp-ethereum, I ran into a compilation error


“How Do I Raise Investment?” Advice for Healthcare Startups

By |June 16th, 2017|

Hi Healthcare Startup Innovators!
We are scheduling our next Meetup for June 22nd in Arent Fox LLP, Downtown SF. The evening will kick-off at 6pm with snacks and networking, with the event proper starting at 6:30 / 6:40pm and run until 8pm. Of course you are welcome to join us for as much or as little […]

Migrate PostgreSQL AWS Database Instances Quickly

By |April 15th, 2017|

Learn how to migrate PostgreSQL AWS database instances like an expert.

We had the need to migrate a Postgres AWS database from a Production to Staging EC2 yesterday, so we decided to write it up for posterity.

Navigate out to the production instance via ssh. I will typically write a shell script that executes the following command. You […]

Building a Successful Digital Health Apps, Part 1: Security

By |February 22nd, 2017|

In recent years, there has been an explosion of Digital Healthcare Startups launching a vast array of both hardware and software into the health and wellness market. These companies offer everything from simple consumer-focused monitoring devices and apps such as Fitbit, to complex interactive health management apps aimed at both Clinicians and patients with Chronic […]

Preview 2017: Top Programming Languages

By |January 31st, 2017|

Preview 2017: Top Programming Languages
Whether you are a seasoned Developer or new to the game, you will be aware of the many programming languages available to you as you start work on a new web or mobile app. Sometimes the decision about which language to use is straightforward, but other times you may have a variety […]

Top Web & Mobile App Design Trends 2017

By |January 10th, 2017|

App Design Trends for 2017
The field of digital design is developing at breakneck speed with terms such as User Experience Design (UX), User Interface Design (UI) and Interaction Design (IxD) becoming increasingly common. These fields of study and are getting better and better at finding the ‘sweet spot’ between technological capacity and human behaviour to […]

5 Easy Project Management Tips for 2017!

By |December 20th, 2016|

Project Management Tips to Ensure Your Success in 2017!
So you’re dreaming big dreams for 2017 – maybe you want to start a blog, set-up an ecommerce site for your handmade throw cushions, or finally create that cooking app that you always wish existed… but how do you get started?
Whether the project you are […]

App Store Optimization Pro-Tips #2: Visual Branding

By |December 13th, 2016|

As with any ‘branding’ exercise, when it comes to App Store Optimization the key is to be consistent in both your communication and user experience. This means that the success of your product is built on both its visual appeal and the quality of the experience that provide the user.

In terms of mobile apps, we […]

App Store Optimization Tips #1: Killer Keywords

By |December 7th, 2016|

App Store Optimization Tips #1: Killer Keywords
With over 2 million apps currently available between Apple’s App Store, Google Play Store and Windows Marketplace it’s an understatement to say that it can be hard to get your app noticed in the crowd. And while there are a number of marketing techniques which can boost the visibility […]

HIPAA Compliance in the Cloud

By |November 24th, 2016|

HIPAA Compliance for digital health startups is important.
In this blog post, we’ll define HIPAA, PHI, and HIPAA Compliance. We’ll then provide practical examples of PHI. We will specify some steps that need to be taken to secure PHI in a cloud environment. We’ll then begin to discuss some of the 3rd party vendors that offer different […]