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#214: From Subscribe to Follow

April 1st, 2021 · 29 minutes

WWDC 2021's announcement, and whether Overcast should adopt a terminology change along with Apple and Spotify.

#213: A Server Disaster

March 17th, 2021 · 27 minutes

You should totally run your own servers. It'll be fine! Well, most of the time.

#212: A Watchsmith Adventure

March 3rd, 2021 · 29 minutes

A _DavidSmith Story Half-Hour on the surprising journey to build a simple photo complication for Apple Watch. How hard could it be?

#211: Logging

February 18th, 2021 · 28 minutes

Deforestation, timber production, and wood preparation. [taps earpiece] What?… Oh, sorry. Scratch that. Writing lines of text to files for diagnostic purposes.

#210: Thinking Like A Business

February 3rd, 2021 · 29 minutes

Trying to remove emotion and assumptions from indie business decision-making.

#209: Binary Stars

January 20th, 2021 · 29 minutes

Copying someone else's work as a learning exercise, and the tricky balance between copying and inspiration.

#208: The Road Ahead

January 6th, 2021 · 29 minutes

The kind of year we expect 2021 to be for Apple-platform developers, and an update on Overcast's SwiftUI progress.

#207: Privacy Labels and Analytics

December 22nd, 2020 · 29 minutes

Apple's new privacy labels in the App Store, and how we've designed our custom analytics frameworks for minimal data collection.

#206: Pivoting Your App

December 9th, 2020 · 29 minutes

The tricky balance of making big changes to your app to better serve your current market without upsetting your initial customers.

#205: We Got a Raise

November 25th, 2020 · 29 minutes

How the M1 Macs are game-changers for developers, and our thoughts on the lower fees from the App Store Small Business Program.