Under the Radar

From development and design to marketing and support, Under the Radar is all about independent app development. It's never longer than 30 minutes.

#42: Getting Next Year's Customers

August 25th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Lessons from Vesper's shutdown and strategies to navigate the difficult environment for paid apps today.


#41: Internationalization

August 17th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Why and how to localize and internationalize your iOS apps.


#40: Rethinking Apple Watch Apps

August 11th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Using lessons and analytics from watchOS 1 and 2 to rethink our Apple Watch apps for watchOS 3, using Overcast's app as a case study.


#39: Lightning Round 1

August 4th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Quick takes on eight topics submitted by listeners.


#38: Psychological Tricks

July 28th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Techniques often used by games to increase engagement, revenue, and addictiveness, and their potential ethical uses in our apps.


#37: Code Reuse

July 21st, 2016 · 29 minutes

Creating and managing shared code, using Git submodules effectively, and whether to open-source your libraries.


#36: Should You Release Every App?

July 14th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Pros and cons of releasing your personal utility apps, focusing mostly on Mac apps.


#35: Ideas

July 7th, 2016 · 29 minutes

The value of app ideas, evaluating their feasibility, and considering the business you want to be in.


#34: tvOS 10, macOS 10.12 and Swift 3

June 30th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Concluding our WWDC 2016 coverage, we discuss what's new (or not?) for indie developers in tvOS, macOS, and Swift.


#33: iOS 10

June 24th, 2016 · 28 minutes

Following on from last week's discussion of the newly announced changes to watchOS 3, this week we dive into iOS 10. We discuss what changes are especially relevant and how we think we might adopt them.