From development and design to marketing and support, Under the Radar is all about independent app development. It's rarely longer than 30 minutes.



Latest Episodes

#121: Fear and Change

March 1st, 2018 · 27 minutes

Considering the temptation and pitfalls of developing features out of fear of missing an opportunity. Also, how best to communicate changes to customers.

#120: Productivity by Inefficiency

February 23rd, 2018 · 29 minutes

Adopting inefficient hacks to save developer time, since hardware is so fast that it's often a worthwhile tradeoff.

#119: Second Locations

February 15th, 2018 · 29 minutes

Considerations for travel, coffeeshops, offices, vacations, and other secondary work setups.

#118: Original Research

February 9th, 2018 · 29 minutes

Tackling complex math, data analysis, or other challenging problems to give your app a competitive advantage.

#117: The iMac Pro

February 1st, 2018 · 29 minutes

Desktops vs. laptops, single vs. multiple monitors, and how we're enjoying our iMac Pros so far.

#116: The Going Indie Spreadsheet, Part 2

January 25th, 2018 · 29 minutes

A two-part crash course in starting an indie business. In part 2, we cover health insurance, retirement planning, professional services, and other common expenses.

#115: The Going Indie Spreadsheet, Part 1

January 18th, 2018 · 29 minutes

A two-part crash course in starting an indie business. In part 1, we cover business entities, taxes, and income.

#114: Platform Wish List for 2018

January 12th, 2018 · 29 minutes

What we're hoping to see from Apple's APIs and developer platforms in 2018.

#113: Grading the App Store in 2017

January 5th, 2018 · 29 minutes

How the App Store's 2017 changes have panned out so far, and our hopes for 2018.

#112: Ideal vs. Pragmatic

December 29th, 2017 · 28 minutes

Being pressured by users or reality into features or choices we don't think we should need to do.