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

#270: WWDC 2023

June 9th, 2023 · 40 minutes

An interview with Josh Shaffer and Chris Thielen about Swift macros, SwiftData, interactive widgets, and more, recorded at Apple Park during WWDC 2023.

#269: Preparing for WWDC 2023

May 25th, 2023 · 29 minutes

Our annual pre-WWDC episode: practical advice for those attending the event, and how everyone — virtual or in-person — can make the most of the week.

#268: Fancy Work

May 10th, 2023 · 29 minutes

Controlling the urge to over-invest in details that won't proportionally benefit our customers.

#267: Don't Run Servers

April 26th, 2023 · 29 minutes

Modern Apple devices offer incredible power — use it!

#266: The Middle Path

April 12th, 2023 · 29 minutes

We talk ourselves into, and then back out of, hiring more people.

#265: Old App, New Subscription

March 28th, 2023 · 29 minutes

Updating a decade-old app to a new subscription business model, and how the change has performed so far and been received by the existing users.

#264: Scaling Support

March 15th, 2023 · 29 minutes

Strategies for self-help channels in your app to minimize support email.

#263: Pedometer++ 5.0

March 1st, 2023 · 29 minutes

A huge update to Pedometer++ including a complete UI rewrite and significant new features.

#262: Managing Change

February 16th, 2023 · 29 minutes

Taking risks to move an old app forward.

#261: A Vacation to the Basement

February 1st, 2023 · 29 minutes

The benefits of a work-"vacation" and the discipline of shipping.