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.

#43: Pending An Apple Release

September 1st, 2016 · 29 minutes

Preparations in the final week before a major iOS release, and handling Apple requests for promotional artwork.


#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.