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. Hosted by David Smith and Marco Arment.

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      Under the Radar 128: Lightning Round III: Servers


      In our third Q&A episode, we address the many questions we received about running servers.


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      Under the Radar 127: Lightning Round II


      Our second-ever Q&A episode, including questions on React Native, reusable code vs. duplication, learning beyond Hello World, and the art of packing lightly for travel.


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      Under the Radar 126: Retention


      The fast drop-off of typical usage over time, and how to improve our customer-retention rates.


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      Under the Radar 125: Privacy Policies and GDPR


      Minimizing the collection and storage of your users' personal data, and high-level strategies to think about in the dawn of the EU's new GDPR law.


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      Under the Radar 124: Sleep++ and Permission Prompts


      The development and release of Sleep++ 3.0, and best practices for prompting the user for permission to access iOS-protected data or features.


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      Under the Radar 123: WWDC 2018 Preview, Watch Stats


      Whether to sign up for a WWDC 2018 ticket and what to do if you don't get one, and the ramifications of David's latest Apple Watch usage stats.


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       2018-03-16  29m
       
       

      Under the Radar 122: Ten Years of the iPhone SDK


      Celebrating the ten-year anniversary of the first iPhone SDK release, imagining alternate timelines that could have been, and remembering what we were doing ten years ago.


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       2018-03-08  27m
       
       

      Under the Radar 121: Fear and Change


      Considering the temptation and pitfalls of developing features out of fear of missing an opportunity. Also, how best to communicate changes to customers.


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       2018-03-01  27m
       
       

      Under the Radar 120: Productivity by Inefficiency


      Adopting inefficient hacks to save developer time, since hardware is so fast that it's often a worthwhile tradeoff.


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       2018-02-23  29m
       
       

      Under the Radar 119: Second Locations


      Considerations for travel, coffeeshops, offices, vacations, and other secondary work setups.


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       2018-02-15  29m