Trying to remove emotion and assumptions from indie business decision-making.
Copying someone else's work as a learning exercise, and the tricky balance between copying and inspiration.
The kind of year we expect 2021 to be for Apple-platform developers, and an update on Overcast's SwiftUI progress.
Apple's new privacy labels in the App Store, and how we've designed our custom analytics frameworks for minimal data collection.
The tricky balance of making big changes to your app to better serve your current market without upsetting your initial customers.
How the M1 Macs are game-changers for developers, and our thoughts on the lower fees from the App Store Small Business Program.
The continued challenges of modernizing Overcast with Swift and SwiftUI, and deciding whether to rewrite Objective-C components in Swift.
Refactoring and rewriting the foundations of a 6-year-old Objective-C codebase using Swift and modern APIs.
Settling into a baseline, leaving no room to be undercut, and where Widgetsmith goes from here.
Dave's app is number one in the App Store! We explore the mind-bending scale and perspective of such a defining moment in an indie developer's career.