About Modular Method

Modular Method is a software development consultancy with a web application focus. Modular Method provides complete Front-End, Back-End, and DevOps solutions.

Who makes up Modular Method?

Kristopher Cost

Modular Method is owned and operated by Kristopher Cost. With over a decade of professional web development experience, Kris has seen and worked with many different systems.

Professional Experience

Leaf Group, formerly Demand Media

Position Held: User Interface Engineer, 2009 - 2012

Demand Studios
The content creation and editorial platform for Demand Media.
HTML CSS JavaScript C#
eHow Spark
A project-based sharing initiative of eHow.com
HTML CSS JavaScript PHP Kohana
eHow Now
A premium expert question-and answer service.
HTML CSS JavaScript PHP Kohana
Spin Media Group

Position Held: Senior Software Engineer, 2012 - 2014

A revolutionary new internal Content Management System built from scratch to replace Wordpress.
HTML CSS JavaScript Websockets PHP Laravel MongoDB
A teen/tween focused website featuring unique pagination and article data model, and a responsive mobile-friendly design built on Lucid.
HTML CSS Responsive JavaScript PHP Laravel MongoDB
A hybrid asynchronous and dependency-resolving JavaScript library called used by every site associated the company.
Vertical Mass

Position Held: Senior Software Engineer, 2014 - 2015

A custom dependency-resolving, asynchronous JavaScript library for recording DMP event data on client websites. Processes hundreds of millions of events a month.
Vertical Mass Custom Link Shortener
A link-shortening Go library and REST API implementation used to create social short-links used by top celebrities clients.
Go Redis Aerospike BoltDB
AppNexus Go Library
Enables batch upload segmentation data to AppNexus at a multi-GB scale.
A concurrent queue processing solution to process hundreds of millions of DMP events into aggregation and storage.
Go Aerospike
Vertical Mass Social
A client-side MVC Single Page Application written using Backbone.js. Allows clients to view analytics and statistics about their data sources, create Short Links, and manage their teams. Uses d3.js for custom graphing.
HTML CSS JavaScript MVC SPA backbone.js d3.js Go Aerospike
Vertical Mass Campaign Builder
A client-side MVC Single Page Application written using Backbone.js, d3.js and many custom modules. Allows users to create Ad campaigns with a streamlined and intuitive interface. Uses d3.js for advanced interfaces.
HTML CSS JavaScript MVC SPA backbone.js d3.js Go Aerospike