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.

#22: Version Control

April 8th, 2016 · 28 minutes

The immense value of version control for very small teams — even teams of one.


#21: App Store Rejection

April 1st, 2016 · 29 minutes

Tips on avoiding rejections by Apple's app-review staff and what to do when your app get rejected.


#20: Improving the App Store, Part 2

March 24th, 2016 · 29 minutes

In the second of a two-part series, we discuss some specific ideas on how the App Store could realistically be improved.


#19: Improving the App Store, Part 1

March 19th, 2016 · 28 minutes

In the first of a two-part series, we discuss whether the App Store needs improvement for our benefit, or whether it's working well enough for Apple and customers already.


#18: Choosing a Pricing Model

March 11th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Considering paid-up-front, freemium, ad-supported, and completely free business models for David's newest app.


#17: Work-Life Balance

March 3rd, 2016 · 29 minutes

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance for consultants and the self-employed.


#16: Designing for Misuse

February 24th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Accommodating unexpectedly heavy usage, basic web security, and avoiding user-generated spam.


#15: Marketing at Launch

February 17th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Marketing, promotion, and celebration of successful launches and major updates.


#14: Linux Servers for App Developers

February 12th, 2016 · 29 minutes

An introduction to running your own Linux servers.


#13: External Dependencies

February 5th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Weighing the costs of external dependencies in the wake of the Parse shutdown announcement.