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.

#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.


#12: Apps With Personality

January 28th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Apps with personality vs. neutral voices, and whether independent developers should project a corporate image.


#11: Ad-Funded Apps

January 22nd, 2016 · 28 minutes

Real-world experience with ad-funded apps, and what the iAd shutdown announcement may mean.


#10: Designed by a Programmer

January 14th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Getting by without a designer, and programmatic drawing of image assets.


#9: State of the Apple Watch

January 8th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Where Apple Watch development stands today, and what could improve it in the future.


#8: Vacation

December 24th, 2015 · 25 minutes

Avoiding burnout, minimizing self-imposed stress, and taking vacations.


#7: Building New Features

December 18th, 2015 · 27 minutes

How we design, build, and ship new features in our apps.


#6: How to Become a Programmer

December 11th, 2015 · 28 minutes

Our origin stories and tips for beginners to get started.


#5: Managing Feedback

December 5th, 2015 · 25 minutes

Considering feedback and feature requests from beta testers and customers.